Issue 33: 13 July 2017

/Issue 33: 13 July 2017

Land of the Free

By | 2017-07-10T16:38:05+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Categories: Issue 33: 13 July 2017|Tags: , |

By Sahar Fathi   You say we are all equal Give us your tired your poor your huddled freaking masses! But not if they are Muslim brown persecuted by governments (we installed) drug wars (we created) I say give them to me I will pull the stars from the sky to light their way o'er the [...]

Uncle Sam Doesn’t Want You

By | 2017-07-18T13:17:45+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Categories: Issue 33: 13 July 2017|Tags: , , |

By Tara Campbell   On June 29, to little fanfare, the State Department reinstated the approximately sixty Foreign Service job offers it had abruptly rescinded from Pickering and Rangel Fellows earlier in the month. The Pickering and Rangel programs seek to diversify the U.S. Foreign Service by providing undergraduate and graduate scholarships and Foreign Service jobs to women, [...]

No rules to follow, no laws to break—we woke!

By | 2017-07-10T16:38:44+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Categories: Issue 33: 13 July 2017|Tags: , |

By Zigi Lowenberg   ’scuse me ’scuse me, don’t know the rules here but I butt in across the room, I know we were once from the same tribe ancient threads pulling me towards you float along the oceans that fool the eye with their expanse we are salt we are sand we are water no [...]

A Roof Over Their Heads

By | 2017-07-10T16:36:43+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Categories: Issue 33: 13 July 2017|Tags: , |

By Brian Dunlap                           I Jorge has reached Mar Vista Park. The bells attached to his icebox on wheels announce the popsicles and ice cream sandwiches, enticing on a warm Los Angeles summer day. Older siblings and parents chase children whose giggles and squeals permeate the jungle gym. Footprints upon footprints imprinted in the sand. [...]