Tag: Think

‘Fraud Squad’? US Congress has more socialists than ever but some leftists don’t think AOC & Co. fit the bill

While the Democratic Socialists of America celebrated a historic number of their movement’s members entering Congress, critics argued that these Democratic Party progressives had no claim to the ‘socialist’ label. The 117th Congress includes four members of Democratic Socialists of America (DSA). Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Michigan) have been joined in…

8 Ways To Think Outside the (Gift) Box

Every holiday season, the idea of giving gifts to everybody you love can cause a lot of pressure. You may even end up spending more than you can truly afford just to prove your love for someone. As we all know, this year has proven to be challenging for many. Allow yourself permission to reflect…

White author Nick Hornby says he had to ‘think very carefully’ before putting a Black character in his novel ‘Just Like You’

He wrote “About a Boy.” Now, he’s all about Lucy, his inner 41-year-old divorcée. Add to that: a younger Black dude, Joseph, a butcher-turned-babysitter, as well as May-December boyfriend. Those two make up the marrow, after all, of the latest Nick Hornby, “Just Like You”: a love affair set across generational lines, as well as…