Civil Dissent: Can US Politics Return To It?

Civil Dissent: Can US Politics Return To It?

A young woman I know, a middle-schooler, has named her new kitten after Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She learned about Ginsburg when she read a children’s book about her: I Dissent (more on that later). The girl became a fan, and now the cat is named “Ruthie.” I can’t think...
RBG: Thank You for the Legacy, Inspiration

RBG: Thank You for the Legacy, Inspiration

When I was in the seventh grade, we had a career day in one of my classes. Before the day arrived, we were instructed to choose a career and come to school dressed as someone from our chosen profession. The profession I chose was a lawyer. On career day, I showed up...
I Dissent: RBG’s Legacy of Defending the Powerless

I Dissent: RBG’s Legacy of Defending the Powerless

On the autumnally crisp morning of Saturday, Sept. 19 – just hours after we were gutted by the news that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had lost her most recent bout with cancer – my boyfriend and I biked the short distance from my Washington condominium to the Supreme...