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Need to Know

As dawn breaks,
news breaks,
news they say I need to know. 97 more words

Protein Poems


This past January, Carolyn Bryant Donham confessed that the lynching of 14-year-old Emmett Till, and her involvement in it, in Mississippi back in August 1955 were based on a lie. 770 more words

Something To Think About

Climate Change - and what you can do about it.

As the US government backs off of various environmental regulations aimed at protecting our water, air and slowing the rate of carbon dioxide we are sending into the atmosphere, we are still on the hook for what happens next. 421 more words

Advocacy - Save The Wilderness

Canadians Adopted Refugee Families for a Year. Then Came ‘Month 13.’ - The New York Times

Good long and nuanced read on the challenges of one Syrian family and their Canadian sponsors:

One year after Canada embraced Syrian refugees like no other country, a reckoning was underway.

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The following letter by Maureen Dowd is the one that I would have liked to have delivered to the White House. It focuses on the point that the recent AHCA healthcare law drafted by republicans was counter to what the president had promised his followers and that he is being played by the US House republicans. 1,008 more words


The Problem With the Media


I’m gonna be honest… I wrote a really long (like REALLY long) article about sexual assault (I know that this is a place for books, but I feel like this is my corner and I can do what I want with it). 2,101 more words

Do blue butterflies eat parts of the sky?

NY Times

This stunning piece of filmmaking brought me to tears. I hope you’ll watch this and be as moved as I was. Answering these questions is one of our most sacred trusts. 19 more words

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