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 Protest
Don’t be Lulled by the Spring Air
Signs of the resistance are everywhere including The Coal Shop: Brooklyn Workshop Gallery. I strolled in on the first spring-like Sunday and was caught off guard by Spring A.I.R., new works and works-in-progress by artists-in-residence Signe Bresling Rudolfsen and William Storms. Rudolfsen, a painter, and Storms, a weaver, working both individually and collaboratively captured the crucial interweaving of humanity. The… 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 →
Make Protest Signs Great Again!
Like many of you, I have attended a few protests in the last month in preparation for the Women’s March in D.C. I have little prior history of activism because my twenties were spent in the Clinton years and there just wasn’t much to protest—what with all that stability. Despite my novice, I was accused of being a professional activist… Read more →