Why We Need the Left

Until recently, I always considered myself a devout progressive. Nurtured by a fiercely Democratic family, I remember debates with my classmates in elementary school about how Al Gore was a better candidate than George W. Bush. I spent both my undergraduate and graduate studies inundated with leftist political philosophy and ideology. For many reasons that [...]

Virtue Signaling: The Frantic Plea for Social Capital

"Yes, I'm one of you! I swear! I'm not one of them...I've always served the cause faithfully! I'm not one of them!" Micro-aggressions, diversity, safe spaces, privilege, NPC, cisgender, social justice warrior. American society has generated an impressive amount of new terms, some are new inventions and others are merely injected with new meanings. They [...]