In where I talk about copyright and distribution pitfalls, the paywall, “exposure” and scratch the surface of the mess that is Medium.

Medium, is, in fact, such a mess that it’s earnestly hard to choose where to even start. The massively unfair advantage it gives to already long-established platforms —…


Apparently, people in San Francisco and Oakland thought the best way to prevent smashed windows is to left thieves right on through.

Car theft sucks regardless. Maybe if your shit was going to get stolen anyway, there’s no reason why to have to add cleaning up a smashed window in…


Under any other circumstance, the deaths of 200,000 Americans would be considered a grievous act of war mandating a response in kind.

The delicate balance of the Cold War was kept in check by a certain policy most commonly known by an acronym many have prosaically quipped as “appropriate”: MAD…


The one-two punch of failed pandemic response — and continuously failing society itself — is waking people up to the disease that is the establishment and the right-wing responsible for Trump.

What happened to George Floyd is not unique. Even in the context of being concurrent with Breonna Taylor and…


Full Disclosure: this really isn’t about Jacinda Ardern. At all. It’s about throwing away context, and being more aware of how media and journalism is trying to shape “the new normal” — and to what ends.

But where do I even begin? I feel the most honest answer is indeed…


Not only is it perfectly OK to be experiencing anger, but it’s the only emotion that will make us realize what truly went wrong.

There are many emotions flying around right now. Many of them are emotions that outside parties and interests are trying to foist upon us — whenever…


Even a symbolic lawsuit for exactly nothing is important to ensure a legacy of accountability.

There is no doubt that the pandemic, even on a global but especially national scale, is largely the fault of President Donald J. Trump. Trump had knowingly destroyed any ability to respond to a pandemic…


Trump is literally killing America. We have a moral imperative to remove him. Here’s a plan on how to do it, lawfully and peacefully, as inspired by the heroes of the Ferguson protests without waiting for another half-baked impeachment hearing.

The first key to understanding how is what motivates Donald…


The powerfully wealthy and privileged are using the pandemic to reshape the world to kill off “the burdensome masses”.

At best, this is a mix of honest tone-deafness and cluelessness — mixed in with absolute deliberate action and careful guidance. The ratio cannot be any less than 40–60% and more…


Invented ostensibly to preserve democracy, the Electoral College now only serves to irreparably doom it.

Perhaps you’ve seen one of umair haque’s latest headlines over the weekend — Hello? America? Is Anyone in Charge of This Sinking Ship? Now before I answer his question, I need to address a few…

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