The Post I Never Wanted to Write

The US Supreme Court overturned the 50-year-old precedent Roe v. Wade this morning, erasing the Constitutional right to an abortion. And they're not done. "Justice" Thomas, in his concurrence, encouraged the Court to overturn the precedents establishing the right to access to birth control, to private consenting behavior among adults (in other words, preventing government …

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Welcome to the Resistance (US)

With the leak of a draft opinion overturning the pivotal Supreme Court ruling Roe v. Wade, which guaranteed all people with uteruses the right to an abortion through the first trimester of pregnancy, shock waves are rippling across the United States. It won't stop here. This Court has revealed its radical, reactionary and activist nature. …

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Why Paganism Hasn’t Failed…Yet.

John Halstead has written an article around a table lifted from the anthology Deep Green Resistance*. It's a great piece: go ahead and read it. I'd say that's about 2/3 of a perfect assessment of modern Paganism and the current Pagan community...at least in the US, where I am familiar with it. He's not wrong, …

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A Sad Reckoning

I had hoped that the American Presidential election would be a repudiation of Donald Trump and the divisive, racist, misogynistic, homophobic, fascistic nightmare of Trumpism. That hope was not realized. While Joe Biden--a decent man who I think will be a good though not transformative President--will eke out a victory, nearly 50% of the country …

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