Trump as Ideology

Don­ald Trump is a politi­cian par excel­lence. The Samuel John­son dic­tio­nary, the bench­mark in Eng­lish lan­guage dic­tio­nar­ies, defines a politi­cian as: ’ 1. One versed in the arts of gov­ern­ment; one skilled in pol­i­ticks. 2. A man of arti­fice; one…

Esperando

ESTRAGON: I can’t go on like this. VLADIMIR: That’s what you think. Samuel Beck­ett, Wait­ing for Godot   Wait­ing and cop­ing with time are deeply entrenched in the human con­di­tion. As human beings we have all had to nav­i­gate the monot­o­ny of the…

The Sounds of the City

5:00 AM and forty-five min­utes before I am meant to wake up. A crack­le of fire­works explores the dawn lit skies of the city. Sin­gu­lar squeals and pops echo through the streets one by one. I stretch out in bed…