Community Or Success?


The other day I was doing laundry. I heard what sounded like a crowd a few blocks away. If I focused, I could make out what they were shouting, a call-and-response chant. Someone with a megaphone led the crowd: “What do we want?” “Justice!” “When do we want it?” “Now!

I couldn’t tell what they were protesting. I still don’t know — it could have been anything from police brutality to the end of the eviction moratorium to the…



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Sophia Burns

Paganism, Buddhism, Classics, philosophy, LGBTQ culture, and the art of living well. Former activist; I don’t trust culture war.