Before he left, our former editor Anthony Pignataro gave me this advice: Follow more people on Twitter. He said he’d been intentionally doing this for the last year or two, following accounts from active Native Hawaiians, people of color, women, and other marginalized voices, and that the diversity of their perspectives influenced his views on a number of issues. I’ve … [Read more...] about Happy Independence Day?
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A few years ago I wrote a positive story about a guy I knew. He was a nice guy and it was a nice story. Then a woman called me a week or two after it was published. She wasn’t angry with me, she said, but she wanted me to know that the guy I’d just profiled had raped her. She didn’t tell me the details of what had happened, and I didn’t ask. I did ask her if she ever contacted … [Read more...] about We have a difficult conversation about sexual assault and how men can be better
Illustration: Andrew Miller … [Read more...] about Drew Toonz really wants Twitter to ban President Donald Trump
Something extraordinarily frightening and stupid happened in Hawaii on the morning of Saturday, Jan. 13. A few minutes after 8am, the state Emergency Management Agency (EMA) sent out an alert to everyone’s phones saying a missile was inbound to Hawaii. For 38 minutes, that alert hung in the air like a guillotine blade–the rope had been freed, and we were all just waiting for … [Read more...] about After the Jan. 13 false missile alert, we ask if Hawaii will survive our Age of Stupid