Originally from Ethiopia with roots to Atse Tewodros II, Teodrose is a former community organizer whose writing was incorporated into Barack Obama's South Carolina primary victory speech in 2008. He pivoted away from politics and decided to stand for collective justice after experiencing the reality of the forgotten masses. His writing defies conventional wisdom and challenges readers to look outside the constraints of labels and ideologies that serve to splinter the people. Teodrose uses his pen to give a voice to the voiceless and to speak truth to power.
Latest posts by Teodrose Fikre (see all)
- Cost of Defiance: an Open Letter to My Future Detractors - February 21, 2019
- Fool’s Gold: Socialism is Just Capitalism Inverted - February 19, 2019
- Ten Hut: a Special Message to Soldiers, Service Members and All of US - February 17, 2019
When there are no consequences to transgressions, immorality and corruption become norms. As we witness Wall Street yet again teetering and the Federal Government in shutdown mode, it is evident that we are led by the lawless in DC and gamblers in Manhattan. Our politics and economy has been commandeered by people who benefit the more society suffers. While hundreds of thousands of government workers are beset by financial anxieties, unsure when they will get…