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 malignancy of Trump, immorality overload, and America as a banana republic
Maria Behan on slimeballs, being an American in the Trump era, and the closing of her country
Maria Behan on the nightmare reality of living in Trump’s America
Maria Behan on this year’s Women’s March, solidarity and powering to the polls
Maria Behan on the lost souls in the Republican party and the hope of a 2018-elections reboot
Maria Behan on a year in Trump’s dystopian America
Maria Behan on #metoo, sexual predation, and why the bitch is back
Maria Behan on Bernie v Hillary and how Democrats need to go big or go home
Maria Behan on America in the shadows and the hope that lies beyond
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