Browsing All posts tagged under »politics«

A love note

November 9, 2012

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To my progressives, liberals, radicals, and people seeking change, a love note: Why must we continue to look to other people/groups to make the changes we want to see happen? We look to our political party, or campaigns with people to “champion” issues we find important, or Nonprofits dedicated to social justice.  All of these […]

random thoughts, and Voting and Women

August 21, 2012

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What, if anything, would change by people being able to see the billions of stars above our heads each night? What, if anything, would change if people got out in nature more? How am I going to critique the suffragist movement, while still giving credit where credit is due, without sounding like a total ass? […]

I’ll be home for Christmas…

December 14, 2011

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and I’m pretty nervous about it.  Or rather, a lot of anxiety is arising.  I’m excited, don’t get me wrong.  But it will also be a very dramatic shift from the life i’ve been living for the last 5-6 weeks.  Just being in a house for a consistent period of time will be a trip […]

Rep. Gibson getting the business from his constituents…I feel so inspired!

August 31, 2011

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Rep Gibson (NY-20) Challenged by Constituents – YouTube. this is amazing.  If we want to see change being made in DC (and locally) that benefits regular people we’re going to have to attend these meetings and ask questions just like this.  And since the media isn’t on our side we should thank our lucky stars […]

Super Easy Activism.. an Idea

May 31, 2011

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I’ve been toying with the idea recently to post more “easy activism” stuff. I enjoy passing along (and deconstructing when i have time/energy) news articles, blogs, and silly things on occasion because I have a feeling that people are not seeking out this information the way I am, but maybe if it’s right in front of them […]

an old article re: sarah palin & the women’s movement

May 10, 2011

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Turning the women’s movement on its head | The Honolulu Advertiser | Hawaii’s Newspaper. I stumbled upon this article whilst looking up significant moments in the women’s movement (specifically the battered women’s movement) here in Hawaii.  I read A LOT of articles about Sarah Palin and feminism and how she’s harmful or helpful to the […]

the Democracy Movement in Bahrain

March 19, 2011

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Scocca : Would a No-Fly Zone Over America Save the Democracy Movement in Bahrain?.