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  • The brave in blue lined their scooters along the parked cars, the foot soldiers marched silently next to them. Traffic stopped, respectfully, I among them. The drumming, the chanting, the whistles, a sea of solidarity, a youth of hope, asking for a break.


    Today, 1-T Day. A National Day of Action to mark a milestone shouldered by the few—our students. Our children. Our optimists. Our future.

    Tax exemptions for corporations. Tax breaks for the 1%. And this is how we encumber our next leaders.

    And I, childless, am asking WHY?
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