In the Wake of Kentucky’s Tornadoes, It’s Time to Take Climate Change Action

Photo: Malcolm Lightbody I was the first in the house to be woken up in the middle of the night by a tornado siren. It was the night after my grandmother’s funeral in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and I had the unfortunate task of sleeping on the couch in the living room as all the bedsContinue reading “In the Wake of Kentucky’s Tornadoes, It’s Time to Take Climate Change Action”

#JeSuisCharlie: The Legacy of the Twitter Movement, 5 Years Later

On the morning of January 7, 2015, the editorial meeting of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo was well underway in Paris when two masked gunmen armed with AK-47s forced their way into the publication’s offices and opened fire, leaving twelve dead. This would signify the beginning of a three-day siege of terrorist attacks on the FrenchContinue reading “#JeSuisCharlie: The Legacy of the Twitter Movement, 5 Years Later”

The Case for Supporting Israel

Imagine this: in rural Virginia, about fifty miles outside of Washington D.C., an internationally recognized terrorist group has seized an area the size of a large city. They have established a de facto military base in this area to execute attacks on the nation’s capital and surrounding locales, using the homes and workplaces of civiliansContinue reading “The Case for Supporting Israel”