“Cancel culture.” Members of the American right are outraged by it. Cries of “cancel culture” are pretty much guaranteed to rile the faithful. This is a complicated thing, in part because American conservatives have started throwing around accusations of “cancel culture” for ordinary free market activity and in part because…

I’m an optimist. I see the best in everything. I look at the world through rose-colored glasses.

As I’ve spent the last two years unpacking the wreckage of my last relationship, I’ve learned a difficult, damning lesson: When you look at the world through rose-colored glasses, red flags just look…

My hands are shaking as I write this.

I still have nightmares, multiple times a week.

I’ve struggled to get these words out of my head for more than a year now. I thought I was ready a while back to talk about all this, but I guess I wasn’t…

Franklin Veaux

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