Sound Off

Sound Off: Why I Won’t Educate People This Year

I’ve spent the better part of the last decade trying to make people more understanding, trying to explain, patiently and logically, how privilege works and why, no, someone else getting the rights you have always enjoyed does not create inequality. But no more.

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Sound Off: Can’t We Just Let People Enjoy Things?

From Pokémon Go to pumpkin spice lattes, everyone seems really damn anxious to point out when and why they’re too good or grown up to take part in a fad. And to that, I say let people enjoy the things that make them happy, because life is too short and the world is too sh**ty to get caught up in petty bull like this.

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