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)
- The Great Distraction - July 15, 2019
- There is No Spoon - July 12, 2019
- Capitalism is Socialism for the Uber Wealthy and Suffocation for the Rest of Us - July 8, 2019
You never realized that you have been hoodwinked until you fall hook, line and kitchen-sinker into the abyss of tribulation. If hindsight is the greatest professor, which it most definitely is, getting mugged by reality and being shaken out of cognitive dissonance are the professor’s twin teaching assistants. It is with the benefits of hindsight and wisdom gained through adversity that I present this article before you. This weekend, Mueller’s “bombshell report”—which was in reality…