Debate Reform Now – The reFRESH

Image via Adrian Lam / NBC News Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re asking why we still have televised debates, shaking our heads at a certain list of innovators, and checking in on gun control developments. What we’re checking out… One of the most aggravating events of the last week for us, as a speaking […]

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Burning Down and Rising Up – The reFRESH

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Photo by Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re discussing the complexities of the Amazon Rainforest fires, including how we can (or can’t) help and how to stay mentally healthy in the wake of the climate crisis. What we’re checking out… The Amazon Rainforest is being burned and, at a certain point, we won’t […]

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Doing What We Can – The reFRESH

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Photo by Neil Thomas Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re looking to our past, acknowledging where problems persist, and doing what we can to make change in a positive direction. What we’re checking out… Our top recommendation this week is The New York Times Magazine’s 1619 Project. Every essay, photo series, and poem is worth absorbing […]

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This Newsletter Is Not About The Debates– The reFRESH

Art via Becca Rea-Holloway Written by Jackson Bird This week we scoured the web for anything not about the Democratic Primary Debates. Yes, we all watched to stay informed and many of our speakers had excellent commentary (check out their tweets), but at this point we all need to refresh our minds with other news. What we’re […]

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We’re #HereToStay – The reFRESH

Art by Jane Beaird, via Women’s March Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re standing with Ilhan Omar, lifting up larger conversations surrounding the racist attacks she and other congresswomen have faced, and trying to stay cool in this emotionally and meterologically heated climate. What we’re checking out… Though it can be draining to keep up […]

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