“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” — Oscar Wilde

“Are you from around here?”

Author’s childhood Power Wheels commercial

Kate Winslet in Mare of Easttown

Our legal system treats children like we’re living in a Monty Python sketch about the Middle Ages

Art by courtroom sketch artist, Marylin Church

I joined AmeriCorps out of desperation when I graduated during the 2008 recession. I hope Gen Z doesn’t make the same mistake I did during the COVID pandemic’s dismal job market.

AmeriWhore logo

My journey down the rabbit hole of trying to understand how someone who also grew up homeless could possibly vote against raising the minimum wage

Comic of Sinema curtsying with a thumbs down to vote against minimum wage increase, wearing a mask that reads “Fuck the Poor”

No one who has ever lived in the Pacific Northwest should be surprised that a QAnon mayor took over the town of Sequim

Washington coast beach at sunset

How can we effectively reform CPS, an agency that is complicit in child abuse and endangerment?

Cholla Cactus with many thorns against a clear blue sky

Sabra Boyd

Sabra is a child trafficking survivor who is seeking an agent for her true crime memoir | The Glass Castle x The Godfather | sabraboyd.com

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