Poetry for the Rest of Us 2022 – Ms. Magazine

April is National Poetry Month! Since my dormant love of poetry was reignited, I’ve found it so refreshing and inspiring to read beautiful collections each year and share my thoughts with you. Below are some of the most exciting and necessary collections published late last year and forthcoming in 2022.  Last year I tried something a bit different with the poetry list: Instead...

Book review: In Good Relation: History, Gender, and Kinship in Indigenous Feminisms – Canadian Journal of History

With In Good Relation: History, Gender, and Kinship in Indigenous Feminisms, editors Sarah Nickel (Tk’emlúpsemc, Ukrainian, French Canadian) and Amanda Fehr (white settler) have compiled a collection of essays, stories, conversations, interviews, testimonials, and poems that aptly illustrate the depth, breadth, and variety of Indigenous feminisms across what are now known as the United States, Canada, and the territory of...

Wisconsin Republicans Introduce Bill Authorizing Sandhill Crane Hunt – SIERRA

After decimating the state’s wolves, conservatives are targeting the iconic birds Last February Wisconsin’s Republican legislators made national headlines when they approved a hunt that led to the demise of nearly 20 percent of the state’s wolf population. Now those same legislators have set their sights on another vulnerable species: the sandhill crane. In October, state senate republicans introduced SB-620,...

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