Category Archives: The Progressive Movement

TALKS NOT WAR: Anti-War Protest in Kendall Square Cambridge

Friday, August 3rd 2018   On Friday the kids and I brought signs down to a No War with Iran Rally in Kendall Square Cambridge and listened to some speakers.   1)  Dr. King’s Evil Triplets:  Racism, Poverty and War My … Continue reading

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My New Crush: Alexandria Ocasio Cortez

July 1st 2017   What a way to start off the 2nd half of this horrific year, with a win by this spunky young self-styled Democratic-Socialist from the Bronx, upsetting an old moldy Democrat in Congress.  Booyah! ‘This is the … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Family Separation

Tuesday, June 19th 2018   Dr. Bafu is so wonderful to know and to work with.  Sometimes he is so funny and I am doing practically nothing as I observe the scene.  Fortunately I am learning to relax and have … Continue reading

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Family Separation: Who You Gonna Call

Monday, June 18th 2018 Working my way through this list; wanted to share it asap. The trauma a child incurs from parental separation lasts a lifetime. Here are numbers to call in addition to your senators and representatives to tell … Continue reading

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Border Separation: Harvesting Babies Fresh Off the Tap

Thursday, June 14th 2018   Federal officials took her daughter,  while she was breastfeeding the baby. They handcuffed her for resisting. Another day another dollar for privatized prisons. Another victory for xenophobes. Another head for the ledger. I listened to … Continue reading

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Children in Cages

June 2018   I can’t even with our administration’s new practice of tearing children from their mothers and throwing them in cages.  Heretofore this was the worst torture imaginable; unthinkably ripping a child from a mother’s arms as in Sophie’s … Continue reading

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Do We Have Any Pizza Left Mom?

Monday, April 30th 2018 AT RISE:  Mom & kids are walking to the bus stop before school the day before Boy turns ten. Boy:  Hey Mom? Mom:  Yeah babe? Boy:  Do we have any pizza left? Mom:  Well yeah (there are … Continue reading

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