Activism

Resisto Tyrannus

I use writing Harry Potter fanfiction as a way to give myself a break from the cacophony of political turmoil that seems to pervade everything right now. However, it has even managed to seep into my Potterverse ponderings, ruining my whimsical reverie. So I made up a new Harry Potter …

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The Phones Are Bugged

Today has been a strange news day. I woke up to tweets seemingly straight out of the Twilight Zone by president numero 45 blaming ex-president Obama for tapping his phones at the Mar-A-Lago resort in Florida. Trump’s tweet: How low has President Obama gone to tapp my phones during the …

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Coal in the Water

On Thursday, Trump signed a bill allowing coal companies to dump waste from coal mines into streams. This is an illustration of how I feel about it. I don’t understand how some people can care so little about the environment, that we live in, that we need in order to …

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No to Deportation Police! ¡NO a la Migra!

Want to stand up for the people who are being targeted for unfair deportation in the USA? My good friend from Texas, Courtney, asked me if I would make these two signs. One is in “Spanglish” and one in full Spanish. “Migra” means “immigration police” and if you are in …

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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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Take Your Broken Heart, Make it into Art

Last night at the Golden Globes award show, Meryl Streep took her moment in the spotlight accepting her Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award to highlight the horribleness of our incoming president-elect. She did this while bringing the room to silence and without mentioning his name. It was beautiful, it …

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Resist For the Environment

This drawing is about resisting laws that may be passed by the incoming government in America that will negatively impact the environment. An anti-science Republican organization is set to dismantle or disrupt the Environmentmental Protection Agency and potentially our national parks, so that government and big business can force consumers …

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