The Orlando Shooting and My Holy Anger

And, after the massacre at Pulse that left 50 dead and 53 injured–and innumerably more permanently psychologically, emotionally, and spiritually scarred–I am angrier than I thought possible.

“Women Are Just Opinionated and Money Doesn’t Matter”

In fact, I have begun to wonder if more money often affords more room for indifference, rather than constructive solutions to complex problems. This might very well be true for many of the systemic issues we face in the world today, because it seems that many of the ideological issues we face actually exist as seeds within ourselves, so unless we confront them and actively work against them as individuals, inequality and injustice can always survive.

Senate Committee Approves $500M for Green Climate Fund

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee adopted a $500 million spending package for the Green Climate Fund late last week before Senators departed for the July 4th recess. The GCF is a fund within the framework of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change founded as a mechanism to assist developing countries in adaptation and mitigation practices to counter climate change.