6 Ways You Can Help Oppressed People and Save Democracy

It is a well-known fact that sexual minorities of all stripes are persecuted around the world. As the news headlines fill with stories of Russian attacks against our election, it’s easy to forget that Vladimir Putin’s regime has taken numerous steps to persecute and attack sexual minorities in Russia. Russian Fetish clubs have been raided, Read more about 6 Ways You Can Help Oppressed People and Save Democracy[…]

The Ballot or The Bullet

Malcolm X was a legendary civil rights leader in the 1960’s, known for his iconic quote, “By any means necessary.”  In 1964, Malcolm X took the stage before a crowd and delivered one of the most powerful civil rights speeches in American History, entitled the Ballot or the Bullet.  In it, he asked the African-American Read more about The Ballot or The Bullet[…]

Top 10 Secrets to Travel

Anthony Bourdain said, “Travel changes you. As you move through this life, and this world, you change things slightly, you leave scars behind, however small. And in return, life – and travel – leaves scars on you. Most of the time, those scars – on your body or on your heart – are beautiful. Often, Read more about Top 10 Secrets to Travel[…]

Best Travel Bag

52 Things You’ll Need In Your Travel/Go Bag

After my trip to the Cannes Film Festival in 2011, I decided that I must travel more. To that end, I compiled information from travel blogs, and even the FEMA evacuation website to put together the best travel/Go-Bag possible. I was ready (and did) travel more for work and pleasure after that, and I didn’t Read more about 52 Things You’ll Need In Your Travel/Go Bag[…]

New Flag For New Los Angeles County

This flag design was proposed by Ricardo Tomasz. Its redesign (right) incorporates good flag design principles, as well as meaningful symbolism. It includes sunrise/set for hope, waves for the Pacific ocean, and 5 red circles to represent the 5 districts of L.A. County. The circle is also the shape of equality (such as King Arthur Read more about New Flag For New Los Angeles County[…]

Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome

I’ve been watching a lecture called post traumatic slave syndrome and it only wakes me up to the horrible fact of how black people have been abused and traumatized over the generations. In Jamaica, they imported twice as many slaves as all 13 colonies because they killed them at such an astounding rate. Black slaves Read more about Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome[…]

Hope On A Clear Day in Paint, Buy Art Online

Buy art online, purchase beautiful art for your home. This week’s contribution comes from noted artist, and Greater and Grander contributor, Ricardo Tomasz.

Vulnerability in Paint, Buy Art Online

Buy art online, purchase beautiful art for your home.  This week’s contribution comes from noted artist, and Greater and Grander contributor, Ricardo Tomasz. This painting was made by artist, Ricardo Tomasz, and is available for sale. In the words of the artist, “Like a secret passage inside a secret wardrobe that opens a secret door Read more about Vulnerability in Paint, Buy Art Online[…]

If America is Being Invaded By Immigrants, ICE Agents Are War Criminals

My great aunt, Manci Abramowitz survived Auschwitz.  She was poor and a victim of the Nazi war economy, and had to pay a Christian family to shelter her under Nazi-occupied Austria. When the money ran out, they turned her into the Gestapo.  She was targeted because of her religion, because she was a foreigner, and Read more about If America is Being Invaded By Immigrants, ICE Agents Are War Criminals[…]

Show Before Night in Paint, Buy Art Online

Buy art online, purchase beautiful art for your home.  This week’s contribution comes from noted artist, and Greater and Grander contributor, Ricardo Tomasz. This painting was created by artist, Ricardo Tomasz, and is available for sale. In the words of the artist, “I caught this eerie silhouette as clouds hovered before me, with palm trees Read more about Show Before Night in Paint, Buy Art Online[…]