Originally from Ethiopia with roots to Atse Tewodros II, Lij 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. Lij Teodrose uses his pen to give a voice to the voiceless and to speak truth to power.
Latest posts by Lij Teodrose Fikremariam (see all)
- Ethiopia’s Choice: Poverty through Grievance or Prosperity through Unity - September 9, 2019
- Bloody 60s: the Decade that Aborted Leadership in America - August 22, 2019
- A Matter of Life or Death: We Cannot Afford to Ignore Mental Illnesses Any Longer - August 17, 2019
[Update 2.16 – the Special Counsel charged with investigating the “Russian interference in the US elections” just filed charges against 13 Russians for conspiring to hack our Democracy. On this same day, corporate shill Andrea Mitchell is interviewing neoliberal Congressman Adam Schiff at an event sponsored by the Counsel of Foreign Relations. CRF has been one of the most foremost leaders in destabilizing countless nations and drawing up plans to topple governments around the globe.…