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The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd (2014)

I think if I had  I read the end notes of this book, I may have had a stronger appreciation for the story while reading it. 508 more words

Book Reviews

The human spirit is enslaved, but “creatives” are no abolitionists

I know now that this was Florida’s true genius: He took our anx­i­ety about place and turned it into a prod­uct. He found a way to cap­i­tal­ize on our nag­ging sense that there is always some­where out there more cre­ative, more fun, more diverse, more gay, and just plain bet­ter than the one where we hap­pen to be. 1,260 more words

Società & Lifestyle

Society runs amok against Thoreau, it being the desperate party (Walden 121)

“One afternoon, near the end of the first summer, when I went to the village to get a shoe from the cobbler’s, I was seized and put into jail, because, as I have elsewhere related, I did not pay a tax to, or recognize the authority of, the State which buys and sells men, women, and children, like cattle, at the door of its senate-house.” 478 more words

Thoreau

The Hypothetical Omnivore

Before I became vegan, I remember asking a few vegans that I met why they chose to be vegan. Now I realise that they should have been asking me why I chose not to be vegan. 623 more words

Food

What Can Animal Activists Learn From The Free Produce Movement?

 By Jon Hochschartner

Animal activists who view the practice of personal veganism as a prerequisite to advocating public veganism should know the history of similar perspectives and tactics in other movements at other times. 557 more words

Veganism

Slut by birth

Usually people don’t have to justify themselves about their labour options.

Sex workers do.

Well, no, we don’t have to. Really, we don’t. Does it really matter why one… 436 more words

Sex Work

The Rights of All

Black American activist Samuel Cornish began publishing The Rights of All after leaving his position as editor of Freedom’s Journal. The newspaper did not last long, but it would be resurrected about six years later as… 39 more words

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