Tagged: culture

The Best Thing We Could Give the World

By J.D. ECARMA It started with a journalist’s meddling, as far as I can tell. In an interview last month with USA Today, U.S. figure skater and Olympian Adam Rippon kicked off a feud with...

Social Justice, Forgiveness and Dr. Seuss

By J.D. ECARMA The biblical story of “Jonah and the whale” has become part of popular culture, ranking up there with Adam and Eve’s remarkable apple. Jonah, a prophet ordered to bring a message...

Taylor Swift vs. the Problematic Chorus

Whatever country star turned pop icon Taylor Swift does, it seems to be termed “problematic” in some way, whether it’s announcing a new album, releasing a new single, or even demanding justice for herself in an assault and battery trial and using her victory to bring attention to a nonprofit helping rape survivors.

The Myth of the Hustle

None of this is going to make me rich or even make me marginally more attractive to an employer. That was another lie.