Issue 31: 29 June 2017

/Issue 31: 29 June 2017

The Tao that Trump Won’t Hear

By | 2017-06-27T15:08:37+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Issue 31: 29 June 2017|Tags: , , , |

By H.L.M. Lee   When I take my younger daughter to school, I see the rush of her first grade friends running to hug each other and share head lice (much to the chagrin of every parent). My daughter’s BFF has a father from England and a mother from Maine. Another girl’s father is Muslim and [...]

Levels of Knowing and Existence

By | 2017-06-27T15:08:09+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Issue 31: 29 June 2017|Tags: , , |

By Martin H. Levinson Truth is a liar Trump says, a smokescreen invented by gay, black environmentalists who sneak spics across the border when the border patrol has its back turned because they are busy at work keeping Muslims out of the country and pledging allegiance to the flag of the Divided States of America, and [...]

Love Letter to Chicago

By | 2017-06-27T15:06:59+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Issue 31: 29 June 2017|Tags: , , |

By Dein Sofley   Cook County Citizens, I’m writing this letter to you on behalf of my friend Dein. She loves you and wants you to love her. I’ve never been to Chicago, but I’ve heard that it’s windy: a working class city with a heart of gold. Home to Gwendolyn Brooks, Studs Terkel, Muddy Waters, [...]

November Ninth

By | 2017-06-27T14:02:07+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Issue 31: 29 June 2017|Tags: , |

By Mariana Llanos November ninth, two thousand sixteen— deception slowly, painfully sinking in. I open my white French blinds; I look around the cul-de-sac, the well-kept middle class homes bounding mine. I imagine neighbors still sleeping in, not caring, not concerned what would be next for some of us. I wonder if all those times we spoke— me, [...]