Young at the DNC: Show me off, shut me up

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I won’t be combing South Philadelphia to register voters like I did in 2008, because the Democrats still haven’t learned what supporting youth actually looks like: letting us speak, and act, on our own behalf.  Instead, Democrats wrap Millennials in dirty diapers, and shove pacifiers in our mouths when we try to point out the … Continue reading

Occupy the DNC, A Week in Political Theater

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A modified version of this post was published on Toward Freedom at: http://towardfreedom.com/activism/2975-occupy-the-dnc-photo-essay-and-reflections.  “Occupy the Democratic National Convention” was marked by frustration — an understandable feeling from the small and wearied band, protesting under conditions in which dissent was highly susceptible to ridicule. There were less than a hundred Occupiers at the Marshall Park encampment, and … Continue reading