Rising costs won’t stop me!

Illustration by Rebekah Hair

That’s right, man. I came back from the dead because all your complaining about rising housing costs got to me. Obviously, you forgot the life lessons I taught you in my riveting 1854 essay about how I built for practically nothing in the woods. Newsflash. You still don’t need contractors…

Who needs reliable infrastructure when you have birds?

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“Across this country, far too many communities are struggling with crumbling roads and structurally unsound bridges, outrageous congestion, lead-coated pipes and no broadband access. You don’t hold up a major priority of the country, and millions of jobs, as some form of leverage. The infrastructure bill is not a political…

Pay up or get out of the ark.

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“Millions of households could face eviction over the next month — when lawmakers on are on their annual August recess — and some have predicted a full-blown eviction crisis, just as a surge in Covid cases from the highly contagious Delta variant may be prompting renewed calls for people to…

The mother was once dreaming of Africa.

Illustration by Dan Shultz

The mother looked forward to summer vacation. She thought of the homework struggle that happened every night. It was ugly like a bullfight. She did not want to supervise mathematics problems. She wanted to travel to golden beaches. She did not want to go over third-grade spelling. She wanted to…

Rochelle Elana Fisher

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