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
2018 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
So: it’s been almost a week since the U.S. election. Like many of you, I’m finding it hard to focus on work in the wake of the election results, and I thought it might make a great open thread today. (As I noted earlier, politically I’m left of center, but all of my friends, on both … Read More about How to Focus on Work (When Other Things are Going On)
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?