Dealing With Activist Burnout

I usually don’t write about my personal life much on my blog. However, lately I’ve been pretty burned out and it’s affected my writing and work in general, so I figured I’d address it with a general point. Activist burnout happens. There is so much suffering in the world and sometimes it can feel so [Read More…]


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Most of the anti-Trump protesters arrested in Oregon didn’t vote

Protests have been breaking out all over the country since Election Day including Portland, Oregon. An interesting fact revealed about these Portland protesters is that most of the ones who were arrested didn’t even vote (the ones who did not get arrested couldn’t be identified). At least 79 of the 112 protesters did not vote. There [Read More…]


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Former Congressional staff member gives advice on how to be a better political activist

If you’re fired up after what happened on Election Day, but are new to activism, the following advice could be very helpful. We can have quite an impact with our local politics and former Congressional staff member Emily Ellsworth shares some awesome advice on how to do it. I worked for Congress for 6 years, and here's what [Read More…]


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Awesome Secular Student Alliance Scholarships Now Available

The Secular Student Alliance is one of my favorite organizations. They do so many awesome things while providing a space for secular students around the country. They are also largely responsible for giving me a jump start into activism!  Now they are offering 10 scholarships for secular students to reward their activism work! From the Secular Student Alliance: [Read More…]


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How my atheism inspires my activism

Atheists are often called evil, immoral, and untrustworthy, yet I would argue that my atheism actually inspired much of my activism work. As a Christian, I was definitely bothered by the many problems in our world, but I believed God was still looking out for people or was “working in mysterious ways.” However, it always [Read More…]


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Why Bernie Sanders Is Not Enough

Bernie Sanders has tremendous support and is finally the candidate that progressive Americans have been waiting for. Yes, he’s not perfect, but he’s a huge upgrade from the candidates we usually have to choose from. I really enjoy how Bernie is not paid for by large corporations, is anti-establishment politics and media, and actually cares [Read More…]


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