Activism

Is outrage the new addiction?

It used to be I caught up on my friends’ and relatives’ headlines thru Facebook but lately I find myself absorbing the toxicity of the latest, subtle addiction to grab hold of our nation: perpetual outrage. Sometime in the last year Facebook went from a platform for posting family photos Read more…

By stefaniecoxe, ago
Activism

The Left must disavow Anarchists

The Left must disavow Anarchists. Not because of a false equivalency with white supremacists, but because their tactics are completely counterproductive. What’s the purpose of a rally? Showing politicians a broad base of support for policies? Persuading voters watching from home to join them in pressuring their elected officials? Showing Read more…

By stefaniecoxe, ago
Activism

Attacking middle-class white men for not being good (environmentalist/feminist/sensitive/etc) enough is not a winning electoral strategy.

Reeling from a Trump Presidency, some liberals are further alienating the very voters needed to swing the country left.  A couple of weeks ago, Josh Barro wrote a kick-ass piece for Business Insider, “Liberals can win again if they stop being so annoying and fix their ‘hamburger problem’”, which in Read more…

By stefaniecoxe, ago