Our Great American Shame: Gun Control

[addtoany]Every time I travel abroad, I am reminded of the immense power of American status, culture, politics and influence. American culture is inescapable and despite the stereotypes of a “dumb American tourist,” the actions of the world show that they are truly impressed...

Katha Contest First Place: Alcatraz

[addtoany]The tour has not even started in earnest and Priya already regrets coming. The ferry slicing through the surf towards Alcatraz Island is stirring the first waves of nausea in the pit of her stomach. Tourists crowd one side of the ferry, jockeying for the best pics of...
How Can You Respond to the Paris Accord?

How Can You Respond to the Paris Accord?

[addtoany]Have you ever thought about the ecological stresses associated with modern agriculture? To put it simply, it all starts with our food supply. Specifically, let’s talk about my food supply! I spent three hours last Sunday at Seattle’s largest farmer collective, the...