Category Archives: Politics & Activism

Two Things

Two Things The First Thing It used to be that mental illness was a taboo subject. This was bad. The stigma created by the silence harmed many people and prevented people from living the happier lives they could have lived. … Continue reading

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POEM: every white person has a Cherokee grandma

every white person has a Cherokee grandma every white person has a Cherokee grandma & a dream catcher dangling like a promise from the rear-view mirror of their Forester they never look back because someone might be losing everything we … Continue reading

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Anarchist? Anarcho-curious? Check out these podcasts

I’m an anarchist living in a conservative area. I work as a union organizer for a mainstream union and travel constantly. To maintain a sense of community, especially given how few anarchists I personally run into, one of the places … Continue reading

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POEM: “we have the permission of the hunger of the people”

“we have the permission of the hunger of the people” we began to prepare food in this neglected building the work of our hands in service of the people we love the wind had left us little, carried away so … Continue reading

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God I miss Bill Hicks

An essay written by Hicks shortly before he died. Published after his death by his parents. I was born William Melvin Hicks on December 16, 1961 in Valdosta, Georgia. Ugh. Melvin Hicks from Georgia. Yee Har! I already had gotten … Continue reading

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How To Talk To Your Kids About Christopher Columbus

This oughta do it.

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