via Daily Prompt: Hesitate Punch me in the face and tell me you love me. After Trump’s first address to Congress, I feel like we (the American people) are in an abusive relationship with the President of the United States. Dying industries will come roaring back to life. Heroic veterans will get the care they so desperately... Continue Reading →
After Trump’s first address to Congress, I feel like we (the American people) are in an abusive relationship with the President of the United States. Dying industries will come roaring back to life. Heroic veterans will get the care they so desperately need.Our military will be given the resources its brave warriors so richly deserve.Crumbling infrastructure... Continue Reading →
The Women’s March organization has scheduled a day of action for March 8, 2017 — A DAY WITHOUT A WOMAN. Read on, to see how you can join in…
From the Women’s March website:
On International Women’s Day, March 8th, women and our allies will act together for equity, justice and the human rights of women, through a one-day demonstration of economic solidarity.
The Women’s March supports the feminists of color and grassroots groups organizing the International Women’s Strike on International Women’s Day, March 8th, 2017. In the same spirit of love and liberation that inspired the Women’s March, together we will mark the day by recognizing the enormous value that women of all backgrounds add to our socio-economic system–while receiving lower wages and experiencing greater inequities, vulnerability to discrimination, sexual harassment, and job insecurity.
Anyone, anywhere, can join by making March 8th A Day Without a Woman…
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Today I realized that Trump is employing both communist and fascist rhetoric. In essence, he has swung so far right that he is actually left — so that his actual position on the political spectrum is a black hole. Trump is his own category; he has created his own paradigm. I teach sophomores and seniors world and... Continue Reading →
From a 2015 article entitled: “Technology in the Classroom: Don’t Believe the Hype” by Tim Walker. Here is the link to this article. Teach with technology they say. It will be fun they say. The students will be engaged. You will be teaching 21st Century Skills (whatever that really means). I have been trying and failing, to... Continue Reading →
There, I admit it. My dirty little secret is out. Go ahead and attack me. Unfriend me. Block me. I marched in Washington, D.C. in 1992 to voice concerns that Roe v. Wade would be overturned, but in 2016 I did not vote for Hillary Clinton. I co-led the group Womyn’s Action Coalition (yes, with... Continue Reading →
This is a follow-up to my last (and first ever) post: “I am a Feminist, but I didn’t vote for Hillary Clinton” My article ended with this paragraph: “If you relate to only one side, you might not like my message. My moderate ideas are not sexy. Moderation will never make major headlines. No one... Continue Reading →
It’s Monday, January 3o, 2017, in America. I ask the students sitting in front of me if they have any questions about current events. I preface it with my usual ground rules: a) we will be respectful; b) we will try to see many perspectives; c) we do not have to agree with one another,... Continue Reading →