Gas-lighting on Al Franken(stein)’s Street by LaChelle Schilling —

I will add my #metoo, but don’t feel like going into details. I will just say that in light of my past experience and Al Franken’s statement of apology, I’m realizing why some of us don’t tell at an even deeper level. This is Al Franken’s statement: “I’ve met tens of thousands of people and […]…

Systemic Violence and the Killing of Michael Brown by Xochitl Alvizo

Oppression is systemic. Injustice is systemic. It pervades the whole – it seeps into everyday actions and becomes habits and patterns that function as default. As a result, the actions that fall within these patterns hardly need justifying. If anything, the questioning of them is what is put on the defensive. And those who stand…

Stevie Wonder…

…on Pandora, this thought about a Buddhist application of feminism (complete with an imagistic embodiment found in a Russian Punk Rkr cartoon…)long journaling by my newly silk-scarved alter this morning, goddess cards, Mother Moon Monastery and their guerilla food kitchen and permaculture project, and the fabulous I-Cannot-Say-This-Enough power of whimsy and imagination, tough funk & total…