America: Love It Or Leave It?

Fourth of July reflections on that question

Pax Ahimsa Gethen

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A cardboard sign reading “Persist” sits on concrete steps. Photo by Pax Ahimsa Gethen, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Whenever a left-leaning U.S. citizen criticizes this country, some right-leaning citizen is sure to respond with “If you hate America so much, why don’t you just leave?” This is one of the tamer versions of the question asked, intended more as provocation than a genuine query. Of those who respond, many liberals (politicians in particular)…

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Pax Ahimsa Gethen

Queer agender trans male. Black vegan atheist, pacifist. Pronouns: they/them/their. funcrunch.org, patreon.com/funcrunch