This week’s featured idealist is Rose Pastor Stokes, a cigar factory worker turned journalist turned union organizer in the early 1900’s. The Big Interview has Nick Alm of the LGBTQ-focused nonprofit Mossier return for an update on his work; did I mention that Nick is only 23 years old? In my C-Block, I talk about getting my start as a writer and columnist—it was through serendipity.