And To the Republic For Which She Sits

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...

On Forgiveness

by Nancy Canyon Lately I’ve been remembering a saying I learned in the eighties: choose love over fear. To love ourselves and everyone else, no matter the behavior, raises our vibration. It’s natural to attempt to keep the shadow at bay, but doing so increases its...

Apathy – The Eighth Deadly Sin

I got my U.S. citizenship the old-fashioned way: I earned it. I filled out reams of forms, listed every address where I’d every slept more than one night, studied hard for the test, and sat for hours in the corridors of the Atlanta Immigration and Naturalization...
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...

New Blog Theme for 2017

In which we present blogs written by our members on the theme of resistance. We went around the table at yesterday’s RWB Happy Hour and here are but a few of the things we want to resist in the coming year: APATHY INERTIA HATE INJUSTICE INTOLERANCE RACISM...