Tag: Radical

We Shall Overcome

The Danger of the “Call Out” – Confessions of a Recovering Activist: Part 3

Over time, the word activism has begun to leave a bitter taste in my mouth. I’ve always been fairly certain in my assessment that there is a place for each style of activism, from rebel to reformer…

March 2, 2015 0

Murder of Gay Youths in Tel Aviv: I’m the One to Blame.

In case you haven’t heard the news, Nir Katz, 26, and Liz Tarboushi, 16, are dead and 13 others are injured after a gunman, clad in black, entered an LGBT Community Center in Tel Aviv, Israel and opened fire. I first heard the news via an email from jaysays.com contributor, Jude, and my internal voice fell silent. While the event itself is shocking, it’s not surprising.

Now, we are left with the aftermath of this violent and unconscionable attack on human life. We’re left with more questions than answers, along with many people pointing fingers and looking for someone to blame.

August 4, 2009 24