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“No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.”
Tom Schulman, Dead Poets Society

Enough: Speaking Up on Gun Control

It should never take first-hand knowledge to care about something. You shouldn’t need to have a gay sibling to have an opinion about sexual equality, you shouldn’t need to have a daughter to empathize with women, and you shouldn’t need to see gun violence first-hand to give a shit about it. Empathy is an essential part of humanity, and what sustains us and revitalizes us and holds our ever-thinning thread together. And yet. On May 7, 2019, I received a news […]

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