Hidden Privileges

For people with a lot of it, the word privilege can first feel accusatory. But it's important to know its definition and role in your life. News of late in popular culture, specifically the film and music industries, has surrounded issues that could be more thoroughly discussed if we were all aware of our privilege and other's lack thereof. So, this week's post is an amateur lesson in privilege from someone who is still learning themselves and a comment on the stories that have been floating around the web recently.

Taylor Swift: The Activist-In-Progress We Need

Taylor Swift has entered 2020 making her political voice known, with the release of Miss Americana and "Only The Young" last week, and the lyric video for "The Man" this morning. I've had this idea for a while, but now is quite the opportune moment to make a case for Taylor Swift as the activist-in-progress we need.

In Defence of "New Year, New Me"

2020 is a significant year for all of humanity; it marks a new identifiable decade ending in that scrumptiously, satisfying zero. It also marks the last ten years we have to combat climate change before the world evicts us - but let's not get too morbid too quickly. Instead, I want to talk about the year to end all new years resolutions!