“Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.” – John Steinbeck When I was younger my family was too broke to take a vacation to Universal Studios. We had never been, and all really wanted to go. My
The only thing Donald Trump loves almost as much as he loves himself is money. His name is synonymous with rapacious, hyper-capitlistic, wealth accumulation…and well, whatever the opposite of accumulation is (ahem…how many bankruptcies?). He’s so associated with money that if you woke up from a 30 year coma an
The repeal of Obamacare and its implications on your healthcare. 18 million may lose their coverage in the first year.
When you grow up you buy a home, they say. Work hard and save up; it’s a great investment, they say. By they, I mean our parents, but unfortunately for us, in this instance, this is not their generation. Our parents generation was: go to school, get a degree, get
Right now, I’m lying in a hospital bed writing this from Methodist Hospital in Park Slope, Brooklyn. I’ve been admitted with pneumonia and have also been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. This facility has gorgeous marble floors, gourmet coffee, great food, a Barnes & Noble adjoined to it and even a
Back in 2011, any girl could masturbate for strangers online and collect mad cash in anonymity. But times have changed. The days of “The Cam Girl Next Door” are dead.
The tragedy in Oakland has caused tremendous pain, loss, and fear. In its wake, the artistic communities both in the Bay Area and abroad morn the brutal loss of life and also fear for the future. Artist collectives in the Bay Area and across the United States have come under threat
By Melissa Davidson @madtris Many people are concerned about what the new administration will do with our healthcare system. President-elect Donald Trump has promised to “repeal and replace” Obamacare, but even Trump himself realizes it’s easier to repeal and not so easy to replace. Americans are navigating the fact