Burn ~ Part 2 (cont. from last week’s part 1): Refusal

Burn ~ Part 2 (cont. from last week’s part 1): Refusal

by Nancy Grayum I see withholding as a practice, a way of living lightly, spending small, taking time to think and feel, pacing ourselves. Progressive refusal, increasingly tweaking our resistance to the culture of waste and greed, can create meaningful outcomes....
Burn ~ Part 2 (cont. from last week’s part 1): Refusal

AN OPEN LETTER TO BETSY DEVOS

By Linda Morrow  Dear Ms. DeVos, Of all the appointments your President – not mine – made to his cabinet, yours was the one I resisted and feared the most. He-who-shall-not-be-named recently said, “Who knew health insurance could be so complicated?” As a retired...
Burn ~ Part 2 (cont. from last week’s part 1): Refusal

And To the Republic For Which She Sits

by Laura Kalpakian I was part of the Hell No We Won’t Go generation, 1968 when our resistance was focused on forcing the government to end the Vietnam War. We certainly did not invent mass protest, the proverbial petition in boots, but with television, our mass...
Writers Resist, Blog One: Sean Dwyer Has a Dream

Writers Resist, Blog One: Sean Dwyer Has a Dream

I have an advantage over you right now. I have battled a brain injury for two years, and at times I speculate that I am lying in a dark room in a long-term care facility. I’m in a coma. I have dreamt of a partial recovery, of the support of my friends, of personal...

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