#onemilliontreessg (at Pulau Ubin, Singapore)
Now the parking lot is empty, Everyone's gone someplace...
Adding up the total of a love that's true. Multiply life by the power of two.
So grateful to be a part of this
“There is no such beauty as where you belong.
Rise up, follow me, I will lead you home.”
“We need the press to be a headlight and not a taillight.”
– U.S. Rep. John Lewis at a Pulitzer Prize centennial celebration hosted by Poynter in April, 2016.
This is how democracy dies in the 21st century: in a musty courtroom, with a judge invoking Mandela. There are no power grabs in the dead of night, no tanks rolling down the streets, no uniformed officers taking over TV stations. Just the steady drip, drip, drip of the erosion of democratic norms, the corruption of institutions, and the cowardly compromises of decision makers in courts and congresses.