Tag: China

Waste Your Vote with Me this Year

Even if you have associated with a given party your entire life up until this point, you just may find that your party’s positions no longer completely represent your values. Do you like the Democratic Party because of its social policies but dislike it because of its emphasis on a strong federal government? Do you … Read more »

I Am the In Between

I have historically not been a very political person. I have always been (and still am) absolutely disgusted with politicians and the media’s coverage of them. Until recently, my strategy had been for the most part just to ignore the rants of advocates and rhetoric of orators. Sure, I had opinions about the role of … Read more »

Racial Linjustice (sorry)

Apparently intentional, ESPN’s since-deleted headline about Jeremy Lin was distressing I woke up on Saturday to find Facebook and Twitter alight with cries for blood over the mobile ESPN article headline that was posted in the middle of the night for 35 minutes before being taken down. It had used the unfortunate idiom “chink in … Read more »

A Personal Renaissance

It’s crazy how life chokes out one’s artistic and intellectual pursuits. Secondary school was my first golden age of expression, a time when my emotions and intellectual curiosity bubbled over and found their outlet in sappy love poetry and prose about God and our place in this world. Like most protagonists in coming of age … Read more »