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Why I Marched

I considered just posting a picture of my children to explain why I marched in the Women’s March on Saturday, January 21st. No words. Just a picture. 408 more words


Invite List of the Men's March

To begin with, organizers would disagree about who to invite. Percolating through social media spontaneity, the Men’s March would draw folks who (apparently unable to cope with the emotions they felt at the sight of women moving forward in a linear direction expressing a desire to not be assaulted) would want to band together and reclaim their long-lost manhood. 506 more words


Activism and Alienation - Why I Feel Excluded

I’ve seen a trend over the years and it’s not a good one: activism is increasingly becoming a bubble, an echo-chamber where the only people listening are fellow activists. 927 more words


Standing Rock and the DAPL

There has been an ongoing conflict between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the people of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. This disagreement stems from the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), which is to be constructed to cross Lake Oahe, on the eastern side of the reservation. 211 more words

Activism: Don't Play Calvinball with the Trumps

  1. Outrage-o-the-day: At Monday Jan 23, 2016 2:00 PM EST the Trump Admin issued their Outrage O’ The Day by issuing a proclamation declaring Jan 20 to be the Official 
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Takin' It To the Streets

Like many of you, we were proud to participate in the anti-Trump women’s marches this weekend. Lindsey was in Chicago, and I was lucky enough to be in DC. 3,228 more words

Sun Coming up Behind Sheet of Gray

It’s been so wet and cloudy this winter, which is wonderful (we’re still in D3 drought last time I checked, hoping we make up some ground before spring). 692 more words