2017, the Year America Fell Into the Upside Down

December 29, 2017 How is it possible to sum up a year like the 2017, the first year of the unimaginable Trump presidency, when alternative facts became accepted reality and actual facts were branded “fake news”? It’s been hard to believe any of it has been real. Americans seem to either embrace this pathological liar … Continue reading 2017, the Year America Fell Into the Upside Down

This War on Women and a Strategy to Defend Choice

May 19, 2019 In Texas last month, male lawmakers introduced a bill that would give women the death penalty for having abortions, even if they were the victims of rape or incest. The news coming out of Ohio, Georgia, Alabama, Missouri and other “red” states is even more frightening as laws restricting a women’s control … Continue reading This War on Women and a Strategy to Defend Choice

America is Becoming a Dystopian Nightmare: What Do We Do Now???

June 28, 2018 I’m sick to my stomach. It doesn’t seem like a survivable idiocracy at this point. It feels like the drift into authoritarianism. Both my undergraduate and doctoral work focused on how fascist movements emerge. My professional work as a researcher has centered on the threat of right-wing extremism. I have to slap … Continue reading America is Becoming a Dystopian Nightmare: What Do We Do Now???