People are always mad about something. Like a rollercoaster, the anger at indignity gets the adrenaline pumping, words get heated, and people feel the vindication of being right, or otherwise proving someone else wrong.
Last month, I canceled my Netflix subscription. A big part of it was cost—starting a new phase in life requires some extra money on hand, and every dollar counts—but I can’t deny that part of it was the boredom. The mindless searching through Netflix’s algorithm to find something good to watch, then closing the window after 30-40 minutes of fruitless wandering. My time, literally eaten up by the inability to choose.
It is heartbreaking to know that the path to equality and justice is not a linear one. This last week, Vice President Mike Pence admitted to the claims that the Trump Administration had been denying requests from embassies to fly the rainbow flag, the symbol of support to LGBTQ+ people. This new policy is a reversal of the Obama Administration policy, which was to grant all requests to fly the Pride flag during Pride Month.
Shortly after the fourth episode of the final season of HBO’s hit series, Game of Thrones, a petition was posted on Change.org. In it, petition-maker "Dylan" called for the eighth season of GoT to be completely rewritten and remade by “competent writers.” As of today, over 1.5 million angry fans have signed the petition.
Summer is soon approaching, which means it's about that time of year to enjoy backyard barbecues with friends and family. Even if you're the only vegan on the deck, you can still have fun and eat some delicious food. If you're tasked with bringing a little something to share, here are some options to choose from that even the most militant meat-eater will enjoy.
Sauerkraut is usually found on top of a well-dressed hotdog, but it goes well on salads, sandwiches, and countless delicious casseroles. I personally like adding it to tuna or egg salad instead of pickle relish.