People have been working to steer this barge [of progress], to wake people up, for a long time. Looking back on their efforts can offer hope, strength…
Or, how I'm abandoning the clamor of public opinion in favor of generous conversation
Welcome Jason Clemence to "...in Progress" with his essay "Requiem for the Snowflakes," which pairs nicely with Fitz's "Empathy in Jeopardy."
and
Allegories communicate by way of symbols. If we knew how to read them, we'd know we're in big trouble.
Living in Colorado is everything I'd ever hoped for, as long as you don't count the gun violence.
Dad got sober six years before I was born and, if he hadn’t, I wouldn’t be alive, or sober.
Jason comments on the Marilyn Manson sex abuse scandal, but mostly explores his own longstanding and fraught interest in "extreme" music
Or, how I grasped for autonomy wherever I could find it in 2020
I now exist not as a person who has 'some really interesting thoughts' about "Between the World and Me" but only as a person who has read “Between the…
Thoughts on Cancel Culture, Call of Duty, Cosmo Kramer, and Cosmic Evil.
This week, JB writes about the most diverse place he's ever been, and suggests an approach to increasing cultural awareness that emphasizes activities…
Extending the benefit of the doubt is a gracious and generous gesture. But when it comes to police shootings of people of color, that gesture needs to…