Category Archives: The Progressive Movement

At Rise: Girls Are Smart

Wednesday, April 25th 2018   AT RISE:  Mom, 9 y/o Gavin and 6 y/o ClaraJane are in the kids’ bedroom getting dressed for school. ClaraJane:  “Girls are smart, girls are wise, girls have the power for the prize.” Gavin:  Wait, … Continue reading

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Touchnote to Spidey-Moneyman

Wednesday April 11th 2018 Waking Up Woke (For context, see previous post.)     (And to make amazing postcards that get mailed to YOUR loved ones, see Touchnote.com!) #FWIW #Touchnote.com #WakeUpWoke ♥

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At Rise: Spidey Money Dream

aka:  How to Wake Up Woke Wednesday, April 11th 2018 AT RISE:  Mom has moved 9 y/o Gavin and 6 y/o ClaraJane to the big bed where all are waking up for the day. GAVIN:  Mom,  I had a dream … Continue reading

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That Time Your Child Spontaneously Gives a Speech at a Political Forum

Wednesday, March 21st 2018 So I take my kids to the library to screen this documentary about the Women’s March:     I didn’t even ask if they WANTED to.  Especially in light of the fact that Gavin recently expressed … Continue reading

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Touchnote: Stand Up Guy

Post January 20th 2017 At the risk of bragging, and reticent as I am to use the term, it is no secret I am PROUD of my young son and his political activism thus far.  He is the reason we … Continue reading

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Our Revolution: Bernie Sanders Live in Somerville!

Monday, October 23rd 2017   “…We have two jobs: 1) Tell Mr. Trump he will not divide this country over sexual orientation, color of skin or county of origin. 2) We need a progressive agenda for the working class and … Continue reading

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UkeOke: Village Ghetto Land

September 25th 2017 My newest favorite song that’s not new at all (came out when I was five but I never knew):   40 years and Stevie Wonder is still The Man, and still having to protest the same old … Continue reading

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