Rachel Cannon

LOVE TRUMPS HATE, by Rachel Cannon by Newcastle Discovered

It wasn’t really Donald Trump that scared me during the election campaign in 2016. To be honest, it was the people who thought he was a good person. The people who wanted to willingly walk into the polling booths and vote for him, a homophobic, transphobic, xenophobic, racist, sexist, anti-feminist. That people like my own father, had he lived in America, would have voted for him to run a country. That honestly terrified me.

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ROOTS OF MONOTONY, by Rachel Cannon by Newcastle Discovered

The harsh monotony of life has always bothered me. There is a simple way of living, and I’ve always wanted no part of it. The idea of waking up every day, going to a job that you hate, in order to earn money so you can pay for the house that you leave vacant all day just to afford living in it seemed to be such a waste of time.

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