Author: xlr8happ

Perhaps never more acutely has the pandemic separated us. Those who are pro-vax, and those who are not are severely pitted against one another, but there is a silver lining to this situation we find ourselves in around the world. Quite possibly, we live in a time that will awaken more individuals than any other. Suffering and “The Other” Most Eastern philosophies point to the root of all suffering as desire and ignorance, but when we look even more deeply, the root of suffering is likely the perception of an “other” – someone who is different from us in such…

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Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s efforts to defeat Biden’s Build Back Better agenda proved victorious today as news spread that the Child Tax Credit would not be extended into 2022. With this defeat, Republicans perpetuate the political back-and-forth our nation finds itself tangled in. This time, the Republican’s partisanship aims to aid the rise of inflation to use that as a tool against Biden in the midterm elections. Per the New York Times, end of the CTC will bring to millions of middle-class families across America suffering from the continued effects of Covid 19 on the economy. The partisanship our…

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