Catholic School, Anti-Abortion Indoctrination, and National Politics

For over ten years, my life was paralyzed with an education that focused on the Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit. Every morning, we sang the pledge of allegiance and then shifted our right hand from our heart to our forehead, chest, and shoulders. In fifth grade, I was threatened with suspension when I wrote… Continue reading Catholic School, Anti-Abortion Indoctrination, and National Politics

Progressive Settings With Regressive Ignorance

I was the only Latina at my summer internship on Wall Street at a political and communications consulting agency known for electing New York City Mayor, Bill de Blasio. After the 2016 election, the firm expanded beyond comprehension—clients constantly poured in with a focus on re-instilling progressive and liberal values such as immigration and criminal… Continue reading Progressive Settings With Regressive Ignorance