Whether or not the current issue of separating immigrant families at the border has contributed to your outrage fatigue or spurred you into taking action (and/or brought you to tears, as it did even for an on-the-air Rachel Maddow), you may be looking for small political actions to take each week to make your voice heard … Read More about Small Political Actions to Take Each Week — No Matter What Party You’re In
2020 Update: We still think this is a great list of resources for women running for office (go go ladies!) — but if you’re looking for small political actions to take weekly, check out this roundup of resources. Have you ever considered running for office? Maybe you were spurred into action by the outcome of last … Read More about Resources for Women Running for Office
Something I’ve noticed a LOT of friends doing lately is backing away from social media. I’ve been doing a partial social media break, since as a blogger I can’t really take a total break — but I’ve definitely modified my consumption. So let’s talk about it: What are you doing with the extra time if … Read More about How to Take a Partial Social Media Break
It can be really tough to focus on work when SO MANY OTHER THINGS are happening right now…
Do you ever choose to boycott companies due to their political contributions, religious values, or business practices? When a corporation steps into political or religious debates, it usually makes headlines and often faces significant negative consequences; companies like Ben & Jerry’s are the rare exception. Here are a few examples that led customers to boycott companies taking a stand: 1. In September 2012, … Read More about Do You Boycott Companies Because of Your Beliefs?
2020 Update: We still stand by this advice on what women should wear for canvassing (with a few updates as noted) — you may also want to check out our resources for women running for office. We recently got this question from a reader who’s running for judge (woot, you go!), and it raises … Read More about Stylish Work Sneakers For Women (And Advice On What Should Women Wear While Canvassing)