Land of the Unfree – The reFRESH

Installation by Paola Mendoza. Photo by Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call. Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re doing an early, special edition of the reFRESH solely focused on the humanitarian crisis at the U.S. border and how you can take action. What we’re checking out… Many of us in the United States will spend tomorrow and […]

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A Steadying Breath and a Step Forward – The reFRESH

Photo by Victor Garcia Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re taking a breather from the usual horrorshow of world news to focus (mostly) on the positive––including celebrating trailblazers and marveling at the beauty of the universe. What we’re checking out… There were some excellent firsts in the arts and entertainment world this week. Joy Harjo has […]

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Who Does Pride Benefit? – The reFRESH

Photo via Aloyisius Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re deep diving into the capitalist dystopia that is Pride Month in modern America and asking how we can get back to its radical roots. What we’re checking out… If you couldn’t tell from the onslaught of rainbow-splattered clothing line launches this past week, Pride Month is […]

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With Liberty & Reproductive Justice For All – The reFRESH

Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein / Reuters Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re talking media representation, celebrating girl power, and standing strong in the face of ever-more bleak news. What we’re checking out… The world is on fire. Literally. But also figuratively. Extreme abortion laws are being passed in multiple states in an attempt to […]

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We Need To Talk About Mother’s Day – The reFRESH

Art from A Compendium of Resistance: Comics for Choice Fights for Reproductive Justice via Women Write About Comics Written by Jackson Bird This week we’re shining a light on vital issues affecting mothers and remembering that motherhood is never an uncomplicated subject. What we’re checking out… Mother’s Day is a wonderful opportunity to honor the moms and […]

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