Politics

Mass Shootings by the Numbers

By Lizzy Heurich Another day in the United States, another mass shooting.  We know how the news coverage unfolds in a situation like this: if the shooter is white, it’s not terrorism; if the shooter is a person of color, it’s terrorism; thoughts and prayers; “how could this happen here?”; and “let’s not bring politics… Continue reading Mass Shootings by the Numbers

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Action, Politics, Uncategorized

I called my Senators. Here’s what happened.

If you read our blog, you probably consider yourself to be part of the resistance. Some of you may have been fighting for justice for years, others may have joined the cause in response to the election of our current President. Perhaps you went to the Women’s March and/or one of the many marches that… Continue reading I called my Senators. Here’s what happened.

International, Politics

French Friday: The Lowdown on the Next French President and Whoever Loses

By Lizzy Heurich and the Persisterhood Staff Today we trade in Free For All Friday for French Friday.  This is not an all encompassing post on the French presidential election because there is too much to cover (ya know, since it’s a whole presidential election), but we do our best to cover important highlights.  Enjoy… Continue reading French Friday: The Lowdown on the Next French President and Whoever Loses