I have a new piece in the Houston Chronicle today. After the City Council’s vote on whether to join the SB4 lawsuit, I took a look at what a “Welcoming City” means.
Our brand of market-ruled american hedonism requires us to be like sharks, always moving. Unaware of it’s own friction and immune to it’s own speed, as Travis Morrison would say, we are a people that turns its nose up at regulations and boundaries. To stand in the path of another’s progress is inhumane, our market
We at Preparing for Action got the chance to recap our first Activist Office Hours event for Gray Matters at the Chronicle. Many thanks to Allyn and Lisa for extending their platform. Read the article here.
In a 2015 panel discussion with Bjarke Ingels, Sir Ken Stanley Robinson asked why it is easier for Americans to imagine terraforming mars than a 35% corporate tax rate. Perhaps this was asked with a tinge of jealousy towards the recently optioned “Leviathan Wakes” space opera serial novel, as his Mars and California trilogies have
Getting published in McSweeney’s has been a goal of mine for over 10 years now, I’m very excited to say I finally got in. Check it out here!