As you all probably know, November 6th is the midterm elections! That's in ONE WEEK! I cannot stress enough how important it is that you all get out and vote. Only 61.4% of registered voters and only 46.1% of registered youth (18-29) turned out for the 2016 election. Midterm turnout rates have historically hovered around … Continue reading Get out the vote!
Most of my recent posts have been so emotional. Most of those emotions have been intensely negative. I often preach against what our current administration is doing and against the system that we have going in the US right now. That being said, I'm not against the US. I don't hate America. I just want … Continue reading Social Justice is Patriotism
a free write I just came to the realization that I'm only political when I'm sad. The first post on this blog is reactionary. My post about Kavanaugh and anger is reactionary. This post is reactionary. My reason for doing all of this is reactionary. It's a response. It's so inefficient. It's not a way … Continue reading my activism is a product of my depression
As July comes to an end and August approaches, the fishing bug hits hard. Each year the masses head down to Chitna or the Kenai in hopes of spending days in chest-waders and evenings enjoying some fresh caught kings. Thousands of commercial fishermen are heading out to catch the peak. Fish camps are going 24/7 … Continue reading In support of ballot measure 1
Yesterday I participated in the second annual women's march. It was powerful, empowering and inspirational, but I didn't want to be there. A protest for human rights should not be an annual event. Still, we came together and we marched. Thousands of people gathered around 11 at the Park Strip. After hearing from a few … Continue reading On the women’s march