Author: ahussein

  • Liberals caused the rise of fascism

    Liberals in the West compromised their way into this mess and will have to compromise their way out of it. With decades of compromising with right-wing and undermining leftist movements, the rise of fascism was inevitable. If liberals don’t foster a true alliance with the left and empower rather than undermine it, I can’t think…

  • Why I will never be a manager

    Before writing this article I googled the etymology of the word manager and my first internet result was as follows The probable origin of the word manager comes from the Latin manus, meaning “hand.” A good manager provides the necessary “hand,” guiding others. https://www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/manager Immediately I remembered this epic misunderstanding when Steve from American Dad misunderstood “lavate…

  • Car control

    Cars kill almost as many as guns per year in the US. Cars are big and car dependency is fatal. This morning, a big jeep almost hit me, I was walking on the crosswalk connecting the sidewalk. I did not come out of nowhere, and the driver was taking a left turn. The driver apologized…

  • Health care is a nightmare

    Are you moving to the US? you better be able to predict when you’ll be sick. Planning is key because appointments are rare. Doctors’ appointments take a long time, especially if you need to see a specialist (as opposed to a primary care physician). Well, in case of an emergency, you can always visit the…

  • Angry bathroom reviews

    Growing up in Egypt, it was quite easy to find a bathroom when needed. The nearest mosque would be a great option, and restaurants too. Neither are on sight? that means you must be in a secluded area, and in that case, you can just do your business the old-fashioned way. In Seattle, this is…

  • Illegal doesn’t mean immoral

    If you make billions in profit but pay your workers a not livable wage, this is legal. It’s not only legal, it is happening RIGHT NOW, in front of our eyes, In Washington, 50 Companies Employ 37,500 Workers On Food Stamps. But it is illegal to get an abortion in some states, and it is…

  • This society is a major failure and I blame capitalism

    Why Did I stop My meds? Despite major positive changes I observed in my life since I was diagnosed with ADHD, it was not long before other challenges emerged. Meds are part of the treatment plan, but my relationship with my doctor was shallow, brief, and expensive. Sometimes I would wonder if my doctor thinks…

  • Capitalism is slavery

    I grew up in a poor neighborhood that had a very bad infrastructure, particularly sewer infrastructure. Our house was one of the oldest on that street, when the sewer overflowed it was a disgusting experience, and unhealthy too. I remember thinking to myself, when I grow up I’ll be rich enough that I will have…

  • The night we forgot how to grieve

    This story is true but some details were filled by the writer’s imagination. the writer didn’t witness the story but learned about it firsthand from one of the characters. All names are replaced. The border cross Yazan, a 5-year-old child, needs a medical operation. It’s a simple operation, but the family will need to travel…

  • Color coding calendar tasks

    Google, a huge tech company, doesn’t have a way to color code different tasks on the calendar differently. You see, google is doing God’s work by showing tasks from the Google Tasks app on the calendar. A wonderful feature that would have been even more wonderful if it allowed you to change the color of…