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Lauren Onets

Lauren was raised by her single father, a Muggle marine biologist. As her mother died during childbirth, it is unknown if she is a Muggleborn or not. 247 more words

The Marni Panas Origin Story

By Leah Cavanagh

As I’ve met more and more people within the social justice community, I’ve learned that when asked why they do what they do, most people respond with some version of “I’ve always been this way.” I’ve also learned that that is rarely true. 490 more words


Activist social science

Like way too many social scientists, I’ve been overly obsessed with the LaCour/Green retraction. Partly, it’s the perverse attraction of watching the slow-motion crash of a career, but more substantially, it’s a chance to reflect on how social science is supposed to work, and where activism fits in–or not. 642 more words

Sister Megan Rice, freed, ready for more anti-nuclear activism

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Sister Megan Rice at the Isaiah Wall near the United Nations

For more than a year, Sister Megan Rice, 85, a Roman Catholic nun of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, had caught occasional glimpses of the glittering World Trade Center from her living quarters: the Metropolitan Detention Center, a federal prison on the Brooklyn waterfront.

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Guest Blog: Activism, Meditation and Staying Optimistic.

After receiving a positive response from my recent blog post about Activist Burnout – including some lovely personal messages of support and encouragement – I found great solitude and peace in my yoga and mediation practice. 814 more words

Green Living

A girl’s journey : Day 24

Hey Night Owls! Hello Early Risers! Hi World!

As you can see I am writing this late because I just came back from work, kind of bummed I couldn’t go to the fair yesterday but crossing fingers I might be able to go next week. 158 more words