Bio: Mikka Macdonald is a writer who focuses on social justice issues. She is a communications professional in Washington, D.C. who has worked on twelve state and local political campaigns. She recently published an academic article in the Princeton Journal of Asian American Studies (Unfound), in which she examined the personal consequences of American public policy on Japanese Americans during World War II through her family’s experiences. Her writing has also appeared on AspenInstitute.org and DCist.com.
A few weeks ago, a contestant in the Miss America contest made headlines when she introduced herself by saying, “From the state with 84 percent of the United States’ fresh […]Read More
In early October, the Trump administration proposed changes to the “public charge” rule which would prevent immigrants on the path to citizenship who use some government benefits from gaining permanent […]Read More
Last year, cancer patient and Nevada resident Laura Packard asked her U.S. Senator why he was willing to sacrifice her life for corporate tax breaks. In a public event in […]Read More
A Muslim ban. Family separation at the border. Ending Temporary Protected Status. And now, a question on the 2020 census asking each household a question about citizenship that is designed […]Read More
This Land Is Our Land is a series about diversity in the outdoors. You can read part one here and part two here. Airfare to mountains: $800. Trekking gear: $900. Local lodging: […]Read More
This Land is Our Land is a series about diversity in the American outdoors. You can read part one here. Today, approximately eighty percent of park visitors are white, and […]Read More