What is the LDS “Church?” Do we believe in it? Does it believe in itself?
Some time ago, I wrote about the experience of belonging to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints during the era of Donald Trump. Even months ago, the circumstances were dire—a fascist political movement born of combat, infiltration, and destabilization, protected and nutured within the Church by a combination of pre-existing fringe sympathies, performative … Continue reading Impasse
“Here's the last toast of the evening, here's to those who still believe All the losers will be winners, all the givers shall receive Here's to trouble-free tomorrows, may your sorrows all be small Here's to the losers, bless them all” -Frank Sinatra
“Nelson even named the ‘many ills that plague our world, including hate, civil unrest, racism, violence, dishonesty and lack of civility.’ That this is a robust summary of Republican neo-Confederatism is hardly a coincidence.”
I have opinions about America’s Senate candidates! I know, you’re stunned.
A sure-to-be-long-debated move leads to the Dodgers’ first championship since 1988. And yet it’s in those moments—and the stories behind those moments—that baseball finds its soul, no matter the outcome.
Truth is for us. It isn't for other people to explain to us.
On Friday night, after learning that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died and having accepted that Republicans would certainly destroy the legitimacy of all institutions to fill her seat without any thought to renewing their so-called electoral mandate, I could not bring myself to watch RBG or On the Basis of Sex, as we might … Continue reading Stranded On A Desolate, Unrecognizable Planet Called Earth
Lauren Haskins authors this piece (with some editor’s commentary) about the vast difference between Cuties the movie, and Cuties the right-wing talking point.
Things that take decades, or even centuries, to build can be destroyed in hours if the conditions are right.