Browsing All posts tagged under »politics«

On Politics. A Re-evaluation.

October 3, 2012

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I have been absent but I’m back and ready to start thinking through things. Here are my thoughts after the debates in which we didn’t learn anything new. As a new citizen of the United States, I’m excited to vote. I’m excited to have my say. I’m excited to be an active participant in this […]

Women. Society. Success.

March 9, 2012

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The picture of a successful man or woman varies between individuals, cultures, ethnicities, races and income level. I’d say that as a collective group, we have a very colorful idea of what success means and rightfully so. We all have our different paths and we must all play our role in society. Yet, I believe our media-forged […]

In the News: A Woman’s Right to Choose

February 9, 2012

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The legality of contraception is once again on trial but has it ever been resolved? Last week’s Susan G. Komen for the Cure and Planned Parenthood fiasco roused passionate debate around the country regarding a woman’s right to choose. This week, changes to the White House’s Affordable Care Act has once again pushed the debate […]

Lyrical Revolution. Police Brutality

February 9, 2012

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I am against the death penalty.

February 9, 2012

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I haven’t always been against captial punishment. The revelation to oppose isn’t a new concept to me either. Growing up I thought it was okay. That is how we measured justice was it not? You kill someone. We kill you. This is where logic lost me. Why do we kill people to teach people not […]

[Insert Sound Bite Here]

February 2, 2012

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Politics is truly a game of sound bites and quotes. How fast can you get this bite to spread through social media? What can I say that means nothing but will get people on board? Isn’t that what politics is today a game of lies, half-truths and promises. After debates and official addresses, Facebook and […]