Snowflakes and Reality: Why You Should Continue to Delete Friends and Family from Facebook

It’s fascinating to me that “snowflake” is the popular insult thrown around by conservative, alt-right, neo-nazi pundits, talking heads, parrots, allegiants, etc. to denigrate and put down people with “liberal” or “progressive” or “radical” leanings. For one thing, the epithet is easily subverted: snowflakes are delightful, powerful, and beautiful, and when you get a gang of them together they can …

Meta World News: Poetry and Other Stuff…

by Janea Wilson This month I’ve been really focused on poetry since that is my obsession concentration, but also because it’s National Poetry Month. My graduation is just around the corner but I return to academia in the fall. An MFA in poetry. What a way to make a buck. I wasn’t able to take any creative writing workshops this semester since I added a …