Archive | November 2016

Why I refuse to “let it go”

Not American here (I’m at the other side of the Atlantic hehe), but the first thing I thought when I saw that disaster on TV was “No!” That mysogynist racist nazi asshole called Trump won??? 😮 I still can’t accept that!

Grab Them Back

It has now been six days since our country fundamentally changed. Whether you consider the change to be good or bad is, of course, a matter of opinion, although if you are here reading this I imagine you were among the millions of Americans who woke up on Wednesday, November 9 in a state of shock. I myself spent the whole day feeling like I was wandering numbly through a dense fog (my hangover was only maybe 25% to blame for this).

The fog has slowly begun to clear, but I still find myself trying to process not only the results, but the onslaught of opinion pieces, demographic analyses, thinkpieces, and news stories that have followed. I have no one to blame but myself for the information overload – when something monumental happens in my world, my coping mechanism is to drown myself in information. It gives me a small sense…

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