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Rugrats of the Resistance In this month's "Booty Call," editor Callie Watts rounds up the best gear for taking babies and toddlers to protests and rallies.   Protect tiny eyes and ears from the glaring sun and chating crowds. EARBANZ INFANT HEARING PROTECTION AND SUNGLASSES SET, $34.99, USA.BABYBANZ.COM From leggings featuring the face of writer Ntozake Shange to a feminist onesie, your little one can speak truth to power without saying a word. MINI FEMINIST ACTIVIST BABY SHIRT, $15, BLUEMOUNTAINBABYCO.ETSY.COM NTOZAKE SHANGE BABY LEGGINGS, $28, SMARTYPANTSBABYWEAR.ETSY.COM "FORGET PRINCESS, CALL ME PRESIDENT" NAVY BLUE...
The United States of America’s charge — from the 53% of white women and the majority of non-college educated white men who voted him in — is to reconstruct the methodology of colonialism in America, in such a way that it becomes more comfortable to tombstone the truth before the body has been given a proper viewing and eulogy. Choosing to ignore the gray elephant that is hate that sits in America’s living rooms isn’t some new form of racism. It’s the unfortunate same pile of...
  Last night, Trump held a “campaign rally” (Why? He’s already president) in Phoenix, Arizona, during which he ranted for 77 minutes on his usual topics, including crowd size, “fake news," and building a wall, as well as his response to the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville. CNN writes: In what amounted to a 77-minute presidential therapy session in front of thousands of supporters, Trump pulled out copies of three of his own speeches and rehashed what he'd said about white supremacists' gathering around a Robert E. Lee...
  “Great injury was done after the engine ran up the platform. The brickwork was swept away, and a large portion of a wall was thrown down; in fact, one carriage was thrown completely through the platform wall by the violence with which it was hurled over the line.” - The Era, 26 February 1860. On 20 February 1860, at seven o’clock in the morning, a passenger train belonging to the Eastern Counties Railway left Cambridge heading for Tottenham station in London. The train was quite full and,...
A lifetime ago, in October 2016, Donald Trump made headlines for the way he moved to stand directly behind Hillary Clinton during the second presidential debate. He hovered behind  Clinton while she took her turn answering questions, standing uncomfortably close to her in a way that many women recognized — not to mention that the “grab her by the pussy” tape had leaked just a two days before. At the time, we published a post called “Is Trump A Trigger? According To Many Women’s Reactions...