American Dreaming

American Dreaming
Politics, policy, and commentary from an outside the box, non-ideological perspective.
Created 06 Feb 2021
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  • How To Be an Anti-Racist White Knight
    07 Jan 2022 • 7 min read • 6 2
    I have a new piece out in the latest issue of Queer Majority, about finding common ground between equity and equality, and why we should raise the floor rather than lower the ceiling. You can read it ...
  • 2021: My Compelling and Rich Year in Books
    31 Dec 2021 • 9 min read • 3 0
    One of my bookcases is in storage, so I’ve got everything crammed into two. American Dreaming is a reader-supported publication. To receive new posts and support my work, consider becoming a free or p...
  • How To Deal With Online Mobs
    24 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 5 0
    Roy Scheider as Brody, chumming the water in the 1975 film “Jaws.” American Dreaming is a reader-supported publication. To receive new posts and support my work, consider becoming a free or paid subsc...
  • Election of the Living Dead
    17 Dec 2021 • 5 min read • 3 0
    Donald “Orange Orangutan” Trump vs. Joe “Crypt Keeper” Biden. Some personal news: I’m now a contributing editor at Queer Majority! It’s a political and cultural magazine aimed at reclaiming LGBT disco...
  • What Does It Mean to Grow Up?
    10 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Me at age seven, circa 1993. American Dreaming is a reader-supported publication. To receive new posts and support my work, consider becoming a free or paid subscriber. When I was seven, my uncle once...
  • Is Our Children Learning?
    03 Dec 2021 • 6 min read • 2 0
    American Dreaming is a reader-supported publication. To receive new posts and support my work, consider becoming a free or paid subscriber. “Frederick Douglass taught that literacy is the path from sl...
  • Beware the Looming Threat of Political Violence
    26 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 5 0
    Credit New York Times Subscribe now and never miss a post. It’s free! If you enjoy my work and want to support it further, there is also the option to be a paid subscriber. Subscribe now Political vio...
  • To Improve Your Country, You Must Love It First
    20 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 6 0
    Subscribe now and never miss a post. It’s free! If you enjoy my work and want to support it further, there is also the option to be a paid subscriber. I would greatly appreciate it. Subscribe now The ...
  • Global Basic Income: Ending World Poverty Now
    12 Nov 2021 • 8 min read • 4 1
    Subscribe now and never miss a post. It’s free! If you enjoy my work and want to support it further, there is also the option to be a paid subscriber. I would greatly appreciate it. Subscribe now We c...
  • Trans Activism Is the Worst
    05 Nov 2021 • 9 min read • 8 4
    Image credit: David Klein Subscribe now and never miss a post. It’s free! If you enjoy my work and want to support it further, there is also the option to be a paid subscriber. I would greatly appreci...
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