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Identity as Springboard to Community

I keep returning to the post from Civil Eats, A Young Farmer Calls for Political Ecology, and the idea of cause "siloing." It's important to see commonalities with other groups, but how to balance this with keeping a strong sense of identity? Ideally, we should be able to use our own personal ex...

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Tags: Activism, Feminism, Human rights, Identity, Women
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Rosie Puts on a Green Shirt: Feminist icon signs up for the environmental movement

Right around the time the recession hit, my thoughts turned to Rosie as a symbol of strength in adversity. Today I was reading about the laudable efforts the US Army is making to track its carbon "bootprint" and happened upon a new Rosie, a green Rosie sporting a tattoo and looking just as tough ...

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Tags: Army, Feminism, Green jobs, Icon, Military
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