Empires don’t fall by peripheries breaking away; their downfall comes when the core melts.
On a personal level, I can now feel the profound healing of knowing and owning my identity, as well as not having any divisions of our homeland coming in between the sides of my family.
“When you only produce art to please people, it ceases to be authentic.”
The left, which should have taken them seriously, has blamed their dissatisfaction with the political system on low levels of education and unjustified fears of globalisation, adding insult to injury.
If St. Patrick’s Day is about celebrating Irish culture, and Irish culture is drinking, then we are doing a pretty good job. Saint Patrick, however, may be turning in his grave.
We’ve often been told we don’t have the “right” weight, skin color, or feminine qualities. It’s important to arm ourselves with information and self-love, and support each other, as a first step in fighting for gender equality. #BeBoldForChange