The Blog

Where’s Paige?

Clearly I have not been updating this blog as regularly as I used to. I don’t want to hold myself to the standard of weekly…

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The Budget Activist e-Book Now Available on Amazon

Don’t know whether to strap on your marching boots or hide under the covers? Does the news of the day have you daydreaming about all…

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The Budget Activist: How to Lobby Your Elected Officials

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…

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The Budget Activist: How to Have Meaningful Conversation with Dissenters

There is no question that political debate has gotten more heated – and hateful. Even debating something that might seem innocuous has taken on a…

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The Budget Activist: How to Use Social Media for Good

After digging my fork into a few Styrofoam containers during lunches in Harrisburg, Pa., I took to my blog to express my dismay that the…

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The Budget Activist: Power in Numbers: How to Find the Right Partnerships

It’s not easy to be a lone wolf, and it can be crucial to your success to find a team of advocates to back your…

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The Budget Activist: Being the Change You Wish to See

The Buzzfeed headline read: “A bathroom at Calgary’s airport became ground zero for an act of heroism when an anonymous do-gooder blessed it with a…

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The Budget Activist: Making Change Through Letters and Petitions

  I was going to write a book called The Budget Activist. But it isn’t happening. I’ve lost the passion to finish the project. I still…

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The Budget Activist: How to Be Part of the Solution with Limited Time and Money

“Action is the antidote to despair.” – Joan Baez In this rapidly changing and deeply disturbing political climate, how can we make meaningful change without deep pockets…

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