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politics

  • make-believe: do-nothing day.

    There’s a picture book in our house that Silas has been particularly drawn to lately, and probably no surprise. Beatrice Alemanga’s story On a Magical Do-Nothing Day, begins with a small child being implored…

    November 16, 2020 8 Comments
  • election checklist, week thirteen.

    We have 15 days until the 2020 election in the US. That’s 2 weeks during which I’ll be trying my damnedest to get leaders elected who will move the dial toward equity, inclusion, and…

    October 19, 2020 7 Comments
  • election checklist, week five.

    We have 71 days until the 2020 election in the US. That’s 10 weeks during which I’ll be trying my damnedest to get leaders elected who will move the dial toward equity, inclusion, and…

    August 24, 2020 5 Comments
  • election checklist, week two.

    We have 92 days until the 2020 election in the US. That’s 13 weeks during which I’ll be trying my damnedest to get leaders elected who will move the dial toward equity, inclusion, and…

    August 3, 2020 2 Comments
  • things you can do today.

    Four things to do today to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: + Explore the 1619 Project, an ongoing project designed to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first ship carrying…

    January 20, 2020 3 Comments
  • mother’s day reconsidered.

    I’ll take breakfast in bed with an extra-large helping of revolution, please. In anticipation of Mother’s Day this weekend, here are a few things I’ve listened to, or read, or heard about lately that…

    May 9, 2019 13 Comments
  • simple matters 13: celia ristow.

    CELIA RISTOW | LITTERLESS Celia Ristow is an environmental organizer and writer living in Madison, Wisconsin. On her blog, Litterless, she catalogues her efforts to curb her own waste and shares practical and supportive…

    December 5, 2018 23 Comments
  • four things to do before voting.

    Sitting around with a pit in your stomach doesn’t feel very good. Putting a spare hour or two to good use and making sure you’re informed, ready to vote, and bringing as many friends…

    October 25, 2018 5 Comments
  • make your own: linden leaf tea.

    In early summer there are linden blossoms on city trees. Yes, even as the world warms and it feels increasingly like it must also be spinning out of orbit, there is comfort to be…

    June 28, 2018 18 Comments