Labor Rights Are Human(e) Rights

I’m struck by the parallels between the French Open failing Naomi Osaka and Billie Eilish’s family failing her. Each is expected to subject themselves to any kind of presumptive, even if transient, ownership over body and soul, regardless of the human psychological impact. I don’t know much about Osaka, and what little I know about…More

I’m On A Boat

On my fourth day on antibiotics for my fourth urinary tract infection of the year, the world started to move even when I was standing still. I’ve dealt with height vertigo for as long as I can remember. Growing up, even just being too close to the railing on the second floor of the local…More

Pre-Pandemic Achievement Unlocked

Today at midday, failing in the energy required to do yesterday’s dishes, I set foot inside a neighborhood bar to have what in pre-pandemic days was my weekly excursion for a cheap bar breakfast, for the first time since the first week of March of last year. Since the start of the pandemic, my only…More