Tag Archives: youth activism

Our Dangerous Ideology: Insurgent Literature on Activism

Tweet  #181462363 / gettyimages.com We, especially those of us in feminist movements, seem to relive the wracking debates of our movement’s past lives, and as people of colour in particular we seem condemned at times to a Groundhog Day of vexatious, soul-wrenching debates about our role in not just activism, but life itself. Are we [...]
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Chart of the Day: Google’s Doodles

TweetOr should we say dude-les? (Ugh, sorry, couldn’t resist.) Fully 62 percent of the Google doodles in the last few years have been white dudes, according to a report released by SPARK Movement today.  Tweet
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Wednesday Weigh-In: How do you talk to kids about reproductive choice?

Tweet Last Wednesday, while many of us were celebrating the 41st anniversary of the historic Roe v Wade decision, the DC streets, buses, and metros were swarming with abortion opponents who gathered here for their annual March for Life. Whenever im unlucky enough to be surrounded by a bunch of anti-choicers, a few things always [...]
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Building character in overlooked places

TweetOne of my favorite parts of being on the road, speaking about my various books, is the chance to interact with local organizers, artists, and activists, and get even just a lil’ taste of the issues in various parts of the country. A couple of weeks ago I had the chance to go to Salt [...]
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What We Missed

TweetThe mother of the child whose face was used unknowingly in the anti-choice billboard in downtown Manhattan is suing the anti-choice group for making her child the poster girl for a “a racist, controversial advertising campaign” that is “defamatory, unauthorized, and offensive.” A local politician in upstate New York finds another reason to attack Planned [...]
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