The People Are Going to Rise Like the Waters Upon Your Shore by Jared Yates Sexton

In 1984, the Democratic presidential nominee Walter Mondale was approached by five Arab-American donors who wanted to support his campaign. Mondale, the former Vice President under Jimmy Carter, met with them and accepted their contribution of $1,000 each. A few days later, their donation was Read More …

The Jester Speaks Truth To Power: Janet Sarbanes’ The Protester Has Been Released.

Throughout her collection of short stories, The Protester Has Been Released, Janet Sarbanes employs a number of devices and motifs that all serve a central purpose: exposing the Emperor’s naked ass. She satirically explores power imbalances by flipping perspectives. Sometimes that’s through telling stories from Read More …