Had the Virus Not Come

Had the virus not come, we would all be fine,Our congress could indulge in their free wine and dines. Had the virus not come, we’d all get alongEven while Fox News’ regular programming stays on. Had the virus not come, our market would be booming.Profit preceding planet, despite the climate crisis looming. Had the virusContinue reading “Had the Virus Not Come”

The Year of Mother Earth

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Environmental Policy Act, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the 100th anniversary of white women’s right to vote in the United States. With the anniversary of two historical movements colliding, a reflection on our progress is warranted.Continue reading “The Year of Mother Earth”

Gender & Food Sovereignty: Examples from Latin America

Gender inequality and hunger are very much interconnected both globally and regionally. Not only does hunger reduce school attendance more for girls than boys, but 60% of undernourished people are women or girls around the globe. Unfortunately, many women are excluded from participating in decisions regarding their communities’ agricultural policy and food production, consumption, and distribution systems,Continue reading “Gender & Food Sovereignty: Examples from Latin America”

How to cope when the world is broke

Every day, our Facebook feeds and news sources remind us of the inequality, poverty, environmental disasters, and general suffering that are occurring all around us. However, succumbing to the rising tides of global shit does nothing but drown yourself and ease the way for more vulnerable people to also drown.