Celebrating Earth Day 2017: Where Environmental Justice *INCLUDES* Racial Justice!

May 4th, 2017 - posted under: Furthermore » Inspiration

Most people don’t know it, but Earth Day was actually born right here in Santa Barbara (true fact!), so this city takes the celebration very seriously. It’s a whole weekend-long affair, spanning two full days, filling two entire city blocks, with speakers and workshops and demos and vendors, a “green car show”, lots of amazing [...]

750,000 Snowflakes In Los Angeles

January 23rd, 2017 - posted under: Furthermore » Inspiration

Progressives are often accused of acting like “special snowflakes”, which I guess is meant to imply that we’re delicate, and fancy ourselves as oh-so-unique and precious, and which is also made extra ironic considering the insult is often hurled at us by folks who literally lose their shit at hearing the words “Happy Holidays” OH [...]

It’s Inauguration Day. Here Are 5 Unique Self Care Strategies To Get You Through It.

January 20th, 2017 - posted under: Furthermore » Inspiration

Self care. It’s a phrase that’s all the rage these days, but did you know that the concept has its roots in the social justice movement? It’s true! Long before it was adopted (and diluted) by lifestyle branding as the latest trend in “indulgence”, self care was a very real program practiced by activists. It [...]

It’s the Winter Solstice, and I got my Master’s Degree, and the worst year ever, 2016, is almost over! So obviously, witchcraft in Death Valley, I mean right?

December 20th, 2016 - posted under: Furthermore » Inspiration

We met this little red fellow on the road to Jubilee Pass, and we hung out for a while, and I’ve never been so close to a wild coyote before, and it was un-freaking-believable. Well, I finished school. But I don’t really know what to say about graduating. The experience was at once both strangely [...]

Resources For New Revolutionaries (AKA, CliffsNotes For Rabble-Rousing In Trump’s America)

December 10th, 2016 - posted under: Furthermore » Inspiration

It’s been a month. It’s only been a month. It’s already been a month. I know that a lot of us are still struggling to cope, feeling lost, feeling tired . . . feeling fired up! Because we are on the precipice of a revolution, my friends. Make no mistake about it. The world is [...]