A First Amendment Primer (Since Some of Y’all Are Confused)

A First Amendment Primer (Since Some of Y’all Are Confused) The number of adult humans who don’t understand how the First Amendment works and what censorship truly looks like is sad, astounding, and expected all as the same time. This isn’t a Millennials/Gen Z problem, nor is it a Boomer problem (us Gen Xers areContinue reading “A First Amendment Primer (Since Some of Y’all Are Confused)”

All The Books I Read in 2020

All The Books I Read in 2020 This has been quite the year to say the least. Between navigating a global pandemic, sheltering in place, living and working from home, and trying to balance emotional and mental health amidst a sea of bad news and civil unrest. Reading and consuming content has in many respectsContinue reading “All The Books I Read in 2020”

The Pandemic Exposed All the Inequities & We Still Got It Wrong by Claire Labrosa

The Pandemic Exposed All the Inequities & We Still Got It Wrong March 2020, the shutdown comes to Rochester.   The great equalizer. We are all in the same storm. The memes circulate. Thank you health care workers for being on the front lines, thank you essential workers, we see you, we thank you forContinue reading “The Pandemic Exposed All the Inequities & We Still Got It Wrong by Claire Labrosa”

A Tale of Two Protests by Chris Thompson

A Tale of Two Protests  Yesterday the 6th day of January in the year 2021,  I spent the entire day seeing the United States of America’s hypocrisy on full display domestically in the most explosive fashion I have ever seen. Not happy with the Presidential election results, hordes of Trump supporters descended upon Washington, DC,Continue reading “A Tale of Two Protests by Chris Thompson”

When The U.S Government Fails, Mutual Aid Workers Step Up: Part I by Brianna Milon

When The U.S Government Fails, Mutual Aid Workers Step Up Happy New Year!  I know we are all so excited to be getting a fresh slate and looking ahead to better days. I wanted to start off this year by showing thanks to local people and organizations who are helping this community get through toughContinue reading “When The U.S Government Fails, Mutual Aid Workers Step Up: Part I by Brianna Milon”