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Victory Garden

Victory Gardens were vegetable gardens grown in people’s yards during WWI and WWII. People were encouraged to grow their own vegetables at home to help with the war effort because many of the men who traditionally worked the farmlands were at war.  Food wasn’t as available as it was during …

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Part of the Women's March in Chicago, as seen from the bridge in Grant Park over the Metra tracks near Michigan and Van Buren
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WIP Weekend: Forward, March!

Hello, yes, it is Tuesday and not the weekend! But it’s taken me this long to marvel at all the incredible creations assembled for the Women’s March on Saturday, to say nothing of all the other protests, marches, actions, and other events that have been happening of late. And of course, your …

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This.

Things are scary in the USA right now and it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the constant barrage of executive orders and new laws soon to be affecting human rights and health particularly for women, but a few good activists have told me to keep just a few topics and …

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Truth is Powerful and It Prevails. ~ Sojourner Truth

“Truth is Powerful and It Prevails.” ~ Sojourner Truth Born into slavery and mother to 13 children (all but one sold to slavery) Sojourner Truth was an African American abolishionist and one of the first black women’s rights activists. She is best known for her speach, “Ain’t I Woman” in …

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3 Truths About Trumpism

Greetings from the Resistance! This week I found a video on twitter via Parker Molloy. It is expertly done in every way: script, illustration and voice. Its message is powerful and it is definitely something to share. 3 Truths About Trumpism The film was written by Ananya Roy and illustrated …

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Portrait of Donald Trump

I don’t have much to say about this drawing that this drawing doesn’t already say for itself. I feel like I’ve really captured the true essence, spirit, personality and policy plans of the PEOTUS. In fact, it may be the most realistic portrait I’ve ever done. I know that when …

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The [White] Lady Doth Protest Too Much

Hello. Hi. Nice White Ladies. Yes, you there, with the face. Can we chat for a minute? I understand you have the best of intentions when you make your efforts to make sure NotWhite Ladies know you support them. I know that holding conversations involving race is sometimes difficult. But please, …

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A Russian Journalist writes “A message to my doomed colleagues in the American media”

The following article is by Alexey Kovalev, a Russian journo who generously states in a postscript that he allows this to be reposted and shared. We feel it’s important and timely and, frankly, excellent advice at this shattering and crucial moment in American politics, events that are being scrutinized with …

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