The Overly Informed Parent's Guide to Raising Healthy Kids in the Age of Environmental Guilt by Paige Wolf

The Budget Activist: How to Lobby Your Elected Officials

November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The morning of November 9, 2016, Alexandra Gunnison turned to her local “Pantsuit Nation” chapter seeking signs of hope after not only the election of Trump, but the narrow reelection of conservative Republican senator Pat Toomey in Pennsylvania. The “Pantsuit Nation” movement had sprung up as a series of “secret” Facebook groups enthusiastic about the election of Hillary Clinton, but quickly evolved into a space for grieving, organizing, and moving forward. The days after the election saw a surge in hate crimes – swastikas spray-painted on windows, racial slurs drawn on cars, people being harassed in the streets. When Alexandra learned that Senator Toomey’s staffers didn’t seem to be taking calls about the rash of local hate crimes seriously, she posted on the group to see if anyone wanted to join her in showing up at his local Philadelphia office....

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