SPOTLIGHT is our political column by writer Maria Behan.
SPOTLIGHT shines Maria’s sharp political eye and keen wit on the political landscape—especially the dystopia that is America under Donald Trump. In 2016, Maria also wrote The Wild Word‘s PROGRESSIVE PUNCH column, a no-holds-barred look at the last election.
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Maria Behan writes fiction and non-fiction. Her work has appeared in publications such as The Stinging Fly, The Irish Times, Huffington Post, and Northern California Best Places.
Maria Behan on the Trump family’s and administration’s web of lies
Maria Behan on the stain the Trump administration has left on America
Maria Behan on scandals and the White House and the self-destructive nature of Trump
Our SPOTLIGHT columnist Maria Behan on the spiraling chaos of the Trump administration
Maria Behan on how Trump’s authoritarian administration is a throwback to ’50s McCarthyism
Maria Behan on America on the ties with Russia that threaten the Trump administration
Maria Behan’s new Spotlight column on dystopian visions on the eve of Trump’s inauguration
Progressive Punch Maria Behan on a neo-facist Trump reality and how the moral fight for America has begun.
Maria Behan on Hillary for President, the decline of Trump and why women are finally rising up
Maria Behan on Trump, Taxi Driver, and Clinton’s win in the first presidential debate
Our political pundit Maria Behan on the purging fire that is Donald Trump
M.L. Long on the devastating impact of the gun laws and gun culture on America
Progressive Punch pundit Maria Behan on the dark days of America, LGBT rights and gun control, and the hope of Bernie Sanders’ revolution.
Maria Behan’s nightmare of Hillary Clinton’s first day in the Oval Office
Maria Behan’s comic imagining of the inauguration of Bernie Sanders as President of the United States