Lise Ragbir reflects on the ominous implications of societal desensitization to gun violence.
Shenila Khoja-Moolji on how Trump's tweets reinforces negative stereotypes about Muslim masculinity.
John W. W. Zeiser laments the loss of "LA Weekly" to corporate interest.
Amy Guth examines our cultural obsession with diamond rings as symbols of engagement.
Jillian Lauren reflects on her own childhood abuse, and on the chorus of women issuing a collective "no" and demanding justice.
Nicholas Miriello visits Sonoma County in the midst of the raging fires.
James Rushing Daniel argues that the call to not "politicize" tragedies ignores the fact that these types of events are always political.