Matthew Johnson


Why Protest Trump When We Can Impeach Him?

“While I commend efforts to turn Presidents’ Day into a display of outrage over the non-emergency declaration rather than a celebration of non-existent presidential grandeur…”

Matthew Johnson
Published in: Bainbridge Island Review, The Sunburg News, West Side Gazette, Sierra County Prospect, LA Progressive, Sentinel News, Denver Urban Spectrum, Gilmer Free Press
Date: February 18,21,25,March 1,2019
383 Words

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Peaceful Coexistence Should Be Taught in Schools

“As a former student and teacher in both private and public schools, I believe diversity and inclusion should be not only encouraged but also taught…”

Matthew Johnson
Published in: The Sentinel Echo, The Sunburg News, The News International, Gilmer Free Press, Bainbridge Island Review, The Times and Democrat, Sierra County Prospect
Date: February 6,7,8,12,13,2019
1052 Words

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Football Is My Guilty Pleasure

“As a man who prides himself on eschewing violent, hyper-masculine pastimes, I still find it very difficult to give up watching professional football, especially once the playoffs begin…”

Matthew Johnson
Published in: The Good Men Project, Counterpunch, The Sunburg News, Bainbridge Island Review, Pagosa Daily Post, The Valley Chronicle, The Afro American, Tri Country Sentry, Sierra County Prospect, The Good Men Project, Sentinel News, The Red & Black
Date: January 20,24,25,28,2019
1052 Words

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The Wall Already Exists — In Our Hearts and Minds

“My favorite album of all time is Pink Floyd’s The Wall. It should be re-released given the current (manufactured) crisis. I’m not surprised that Roger Waters is planning a show on the border to protest Trump’s continued government shutdown over funding for…”

Matthew Johnson
Published in: Bainbridge Island Review, LA Progressive, Times Union, The Valley Chronicle, The News International, The Sunburg News, Counterpunch, The Good Men Project, The Chronicle of Winston – Salem, Gilmer Free Press, The Good Men Project, The Portland Observer, Sentinel News
Date: January 15,17,18,21,23,25,31,2019
501 Words

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Combating Racism With Exposure

“When I started volunteering at a youth detention center, whose incarcerated population was entirely African American and Latino, I was told by an Africana Studies professor I respected that I should focus on my own community…”

Matthew Johnson
Published in: Counterpunch, The Sunburg News, Lassen County Times, Gilmer Free Press, The Good Men Project, Sierra County Prospect
Date: January 10,11,16,19,28,30,2019
713 Words

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