As I sit here speed dialing the fucking government as a last ditch harm reduction and pressure tactic I am thinking a lot about how much our methods for protecting and advocating for the vulnerable are going to have to change. And I am thinking of how long that’s actually been the case. I will […]
In my view, which has been informed greatly over the last two years by activists of color, there is little actual difference between a person who holds oppressive ideals, and a person who simply ignores and aligns with oppressive ideals because they care about some other benefit more. In terms of impact and the policies, […]
“Colorful demonstrations and weekend marches are vital but alone are not powerful enough to stop wars. Wars will be stopped only when soldiers refuse to fight, when workers refuse to load weapons onto ships and aircraft, when people boycott the economic outposts of Empire that are strung across the globe. ” ― Arundhati Roy, Public […]
“Your relentless political Facebook posts finally turned me to your way of thinking” Said no one. Ever.
“I would rather pay for a stranger’s birth control, than to pay to raise a stranger’s unwanted children, along with said children’s diaper disposal, schooling, healthcare, incarceration, and future unwanted children.” – Marrus
“If you are more concerned that your son/daughter in the military might be serving with gay people than whether or not they will be sent to go kill people in a foreign land, then your priorities are seriously fucked up.” – Cliff Hudson