Support Writers!

I know I have mentioned this before, but I just want to remind you that I did write a book, and that I would really love it if you could check it out. Buying a copy and reading it is an amazing way to say that you care. Reviewing it on Amazon.com is even better! […]

We Need More Schools

If there is one thing that this election has really driven home for me, it is that the average American doesn’t know a whole lot about what is going on in their own country, or in the world. Part of the problem is a lack of access to quality education. I teach in South Korea, […]

The One Percent

The nominee for the Republican party at convention was Donald Trump, and the nominee for the Democrats was Hillary Clinton. I watched the conventions with dismay, because I saw exactly what was happening. These two, who are old friends and whose daughters are also friends, will pretend to fight with one another until Hillary Clinton […]

US Journalism and the DAPL

Recently I was looking for ways to help stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. (And I found them, please click here, here, or here to read about it.) However, while I was looking, I noticed something that really made me mad. All the US articles about he Dakota Access Pipeline were either on “news sites” that […]

What Can You Trust?

Recently I wrote about how people need to stop sharing crazy conspiracy theories on Facebook. To be clear: You really should stop sharing conspiracy theories on Facebook.  Now, of course people fired back with a bunch of stuff about how the CIA coined the term “conspiracy theorist” in order to stop anyone from questioning the […]

Another Way to Help Standing Rock

First, note that I have already posted lots of ways to help the water protectors in Standing Rock. Please read this, or this to find out how you can support them. Now then, here is another way: I have been looking into ways to be more helpful to the protesters at Standing Rock, and one of […]