Small World: American Arms Dealing
Joe Biden is one of the blandest human beings in existence, but somehow manages to stay extremely controversial, even among his voters. A lot of liberals, like my dad, are happy with the speed and strength of his policies, while others farther to the left, like myself, are often unsatisfied with lackluster results.
Small World: Genocide in Myanmar
I want to preface this article by warning that it contains heavy content, specifically the discussion of ethnic persecution. On February 1 of this year, the democratically elected government of a Southeast Asian country called Myanmar — formerly known as Burma — was put under arrest and imprisoned by the country’s powerful military in a
Small World: Labor Advocacy in India
I’ve always found the tactics of political and civil resistance absolutely fascinating. Growing up in Berkeley, I’ve had the privilege of living in a city so renowned for its culture of progressive protest that conservatives deridingly call it “Berserkeley,” so naturally enough when I first heard about the farm strikes in India I wasn’t particularly
Small World: Democracy in Kyrgyzstan
A couple weeks ago, I remember waking up to see something absolutely terrifying occurring live on television: a contingent of far-right extremists storming the Capitol in support of former US president Donald Trump — by the way, you have no idea how much satisfaction it brings me to use that phrase.
January 17, 2020
Semester one is almost over, but like actually this time, and that means I’m almost done writing for the Jacket. I’m going to miss writing for you.
December 20, 2019
It’s almost winter break! For two weeks straight we get to have the distinct pleasure of having absolutely nothing to do, and I for one am looking forward to it.
December 6, 2019
My first semester of high school is drawing to a close and dear God I finally understand why my older sister would always get so stressed out before winter break.
November 22, 2019
I’ve never been much of a sports guy. I don’t have the physique, the energy, or the basic human responsibility necessary to participate in any organized activity for more than four hours.
November 8, 2019
Remember when Halloween was a big deal? When people would plan their costumes out months in advance, throw on ridiculous amounts of face paint, and walk around for hours, just for kicks?
October 25, 2019
Unavoidable. Inescapable. In hot weather, basically the earthly equivalent of Dante’s Inferno. We all know exactly what I’m talking about: public transportation.