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Movements Create Power

I've been an activist as long as I have been able to call myself a (more or less) well adjusted adult. Alongside one of my justice heroes Amy Goodman, who I "discovered" in college believing she was already a superstar for calling out corporate bullies with a platform, sits Josh Fox. If I were born a guy, I'd love to have Josh Fox's creativity and confidence. I resonate with his passion and determination for fighting the big fights. And he has fought the biggest fights there are to fight given how insidiously knotted fossil fuel politics are. What I could NEVER see myself doing is living out in Northeastern U.S. woods in the cold, alone, period. And certainly not as a creative way to deal with and do one's best to heal Long Covid. Good on ya Josh, and thank you! The only thing I know is that movements are what create power,” he says. “We are beat up and suffering right now. This movie is a love letter to those movements, saying: we have to heal ourselves and walk forward. We can connect with the planet that takes all of our death and turns it back into life somehow. We can connect with that reality

By |2024-01-26T14:46:53-05:00December 10th, 2023|Articles|Comments Off on Movements Create Power

June – Reparenting

Sunday was Father’s Day. It was an intense day in an intense week in an intense month in a freaking intense year. Very early in the morning, during the hours when I was supposed to be subconsciously processing the intensity of the day before, I had a thought: what would I do if I was in solitary confinement for a year? Would I go insane immediately? If not, what kind of games would I play with my mind in order to protect my sanity? I imagined myself getting tortured with being woken up every 90 minutes for what felt like an eternity. Each time, I went through the roll call of my family members names so I wouldn’t forget them.

By |2020-07-27T15:01:15-04:00June 24th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on June – Reparenting
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