The Best Defense Is a Good Offense   The Women’s March on Washington on January 21st, 2017 was historic. It has been reported that an estimated 500,000 people showed up to D.C. protest the incoming administration compared to a mere 250,000 people who attended the inauguration. Combined with sister marches …

As 45 spreads his orange dust of terror in the age of “alternative facts,” we need to arm ourselves with the one thing no one can take from us—knowledge. It is important that we take action in our own communities (e.g. canvassing, marching, donating) but we also need to make …

It’s fascinating to me that “snowflake” is the popular insult thrown around by conservative, alt-right, neo-nazi pundits, talking heads, parrots, allegiants, etc. to denigrate and put down people with “liberal” or “progressive” or “radical” leanings. For one thing, the epithet is easily subverted: snowflakes are delightful, powerful, and beautiful, and …

Songs To Smash Fascism To It seems like every passing day there is something bigger and more insidious to rise up against, but really what it can be boiled down to is antisemitic, anti-black, misogynistic, xenophobic, transphobic, homophobic, white nationalist, regressive fascist politics. If you’re gonna run around punching nazis …

by Marcus Clayton Carolina Man, The Last Buffalo Soldier In remembrance of Tomie L. Gaines After Bob Marley I. There is no black with whiskers grayed haloed over the mouth peppered over the eyebrows rooted like vines under Veteran’s hat ashed on the knuckles mid-salute. Hereditary—maybe—but more galvanized from arrowed …

by Laura Picklesimer How to Cure Insomnia First, grow up in a gated estate that overlooks the coastline from Newport to San Clemente. Lock your younger sister in the downstairs coat closet for hours at a time. Ignore her even after she pees her Burberry overalls. Listen to the muffled …