Climate and Sustainability
–23 women in the climate movement who inspire us.
–50 years after Selma, a search for environmental justice.
–In 2014, for the first time in 40 years, global CO2 emissions have stalled, but…
-Bill McKibben: Climate change won’t wait for Paris: vive la resistance!
-George Monbiot on the UN climate conferences’ failure to address the production end of fossil fuels: “There is nothing random about the pattern of silence that surrounds our lives. Silences occur where powerful interests are at risk of exposure.”
-Naomi Klein: How will everything change under climate change?
–We need regenerative farming, not geoengineering.
–Jordan’s 6,000 mosques will soon all have rooftop solar.
–The USDA is helping rural farmers get their own renewable energy.
–10 myths about fossil fuel divestment put to the sword.
–“Man-made” climate change is a major women’s problem.
–There’s a local flower movement blooming.
–Why bike lanes are battle lines for justice.
–These urban farmers want to feed the whole neighborhood–for free.
-I would love to live in an urban treehouse.
–Celebrate the style of these 8 women for International Women’s Day.
-I love Leah’s photoshoot with Jim Hawkins.
-Nancy reviews Chaffree anti-chub-rub shorts.
–Mei Smith NYC will bring indie designers to plus size customers.
–Why I love altering my shape with corseting (and it has nothing to do with looking thinner).
–9 oversized floral looks from the Spring 2015 runways.
–Lust list: the Curvy Couture Roadshow 2015.
–18 places to buy colorful lipstick.
-Harriet Parry’s dramatic floral headpieces are everything. I also love this dress made of flowers and this tulle dress adorned with flowers.
A gorgeous timelapse video of Norwegian landscapes:
-“I often notice that that word ‘dangerous’ is used to try to shout down ideas that are progressive.”
–3 ways burlesque has made me a better mom.
–Videos and pose breakdowns: yoga modifications for bigger bodies.
–Amanda’s Big Dream is a body-positive book for children.
–How finding a fat YA heroine changed my life.
–Fat chicks in science fiction and fantasy.
Jobs and the Economy
–The sharing economy is bullshit. Here’s how we can take it back.
–Do corporations really need more rights? Why fast-track for the TPP is a bad idea.
–No, the rich are not all moving to the city now.
-The Nib features six cartoons about women’s experiences for International Women’s Day. I especially like the one about blues dancing.
–Take action against anti-trans violence by supporting vital services and organizing.
–Why does your sandwich come with a pickle?
–Young, black, and Victorian: wonderful photos of Victorian women of color.
–At 18, Buffy the Vampire Slayer is still revolutionary.
–Artist uses thousands of candies to turn rooms into sweet wonderlands.
–The untold story of women in the Zapatistas.
–5 uncomfortable truths about living in Hawaii.
–Coyote finds old dog toy, acts like a puppy.