On the case for hope, right now…

Photo by Koshu Kunii

America is on fire. The global pandemic has killed more than 100,000 Americans and put more than 40 million out of work. Brutality against Black Americans has emerged from Georgia, Minnesota and elsewhere, in videos that show the banality of American racism — the complete disregard for Black lives. And, somehow, instead of having a real conversation about solutions to our structural problems, improving our criminal justice and…