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Letters to My Representatives: 11-16-2017

Here are today’s letters. There are some really important things on here, so be sure to write your own letters or make phone calls. Resistance doesn’t happen with out participation. 1,447 more words

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She (also) brought us "The End of Imagination"

This year brought us Arundhati Roy’s second novel, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, which I have not yet read. She soared to the top of any publisher’s chart in the wake of her first novel, … 1,140 more words

Stitched Voices podcast - episode 2: "Voices of Activism"

Another break from reading… it’s time for some more listening! Here is Liv Williams‘ new podcast, weaving two more voices into a reflection on conflict textiles as ‘Voices of Activism’. 109 more words

Letters to My Representatives: 11-8-2017

One year ago today I was hopeful of an historic victory. By the same time the next day I was severely depressed and have felt this depression hanging over me like a cloud for a full year. 1,142 more words

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Looking Back, Looking Forward: One Year After the Election

“You may choose to look the other way but you can never say again that you did not know.” – William Wilberforce

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One year ago today, I wearily posted the following quote said by Samwise Gamgee in… 567 more words

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Letters to My Representatives: 11-1-2017

Today I’m going to share my letter to Senator Gary Peters (I usually share the one I write to Senator Debbie Stabenow) because Sen. Peters is on the Commerce Committee and there is a part in there specifically for him. 571 more words

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The greatly exaggerated tales of forgiveness and more

Contrary to popular belief, student loan forgiveness is extremely rare.  First, these loans are not discharged in bankruptcy, the conditions to do so are so limited as to be nearly impossible. 476 more words