Isn’t this fun? We stared into a juggernaut of wars, corruption, discrimination and propaganda to create a Resistance and look how far it has come in 5 months! We have a name. We had the largest demonstration in US history. We were effective screaming in town halls, airports and courthouses. We joined Sister District, Flippable, or SwingLeft and managed to… Read more →
Tag Archive for Activism
Catt Small Grabs Back! Tips to Focus Resistance
Women are leaning into activism! And since protest is not just the new brunch, they are struggling to balance SAVING OUR DEMOCRACY with career and family. What with all the marches, groups to join, states to turn blue, members of Congress to yell at (both in person and over the phone), petitions, tweets, emails, and executive orders to keep track… Read more →
Protest is Not the New Brunch!
Protest is not the New Brunch. Brunch is generally a comfortable affair that requires two hours of a lovely Sunday. There is usually warmth, seating and napkins. Typically brunch does not involve shouting in the rain. Brunch does not make you angry—usually. I know I’ve never been arrested at brunch. Brunch doesn’t feel like a second job. Brunch is not… Read more →
When Women March
The night before the inauguration, Brooklyn women had insomnia. Greetings on the street started with, “I can’t believe this is really happening.” “I can’t even say the word President and Trump together.” “Who will investigate him now?” Insomnia can be a sign of post-traumatic election disorder. I am certain I have the disorder. My symptoms include constantly checking my newsfeed.… Read more →