What you’ll find in The Sun
The work we publish explores the connections between the personal and the political, illuminates our common ground, and honors the human spirit.
In our online archive you’ll find more than 45 years of interviews, essays, fiction, poetry, and photography at your fingertips.
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Graham Pruss On Why More People Are Living In Cars And RVs
To insist that people who have a mobile shelter are “homeless” not only denies that their shelter can be a home; it also has the potential to deny their humanity, because it insists that they are incapable of making a home.
On White Violence, Black Survival, And Learning To Shoot
But some things are clear: Power begets violence. Violence reinforces power. White Americans damn well know this much.
The kind you’re born with, the kind you choose, the kind that teach Catholic school
For almost everyone the notion of home is usually a positive one. It is the known as opposed to the unknown; it is certainty as opposed to uncertainty. . . . It is the familiar and predictable. Better that than the unknown, the unpredictable, with a stranger imposing strange ways. It is also the primordial sense of the need for security, of being held, of belonging.
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