the master's tools will never dismantle the master's house, but they WILL build a kick ass shed miles away, in the woods.

Using the master’s tools to build a shack outside so you can be alone (aka navigating disability gatekeeping in the educational system)

Even before I stopped taking medication, I stopped going to therapy. I didn’t have a therapist through most of the withdrawal process; only at the very beginning did I seek out a psychologist because I thought it would be safe. But I just found myself arguing with her, as we had such different worldviews and […]

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Winter Solstice Concert and Fundraiser @ Solidarity House of the South

Greetings folks, I’ll be performing some of my work at the Winter Solstice Concert and Fundraiser for the Solidarity House of the South on Saturday, December 23. If you’re in the Los Angeles area, come on by from 6-10 pm and support this organization! For more information, check out their Facebook page and flyers below. […]

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Don’t compare yourself to white people (even if you’re white) [VIDEO]

This is the first video blog I’ve done, so please excuse the mumbly-ness and lack of clarity in spots! I tend to mutter under my breath, especially when I’m tired and slightly depressed and crampy. If I do this again, I’ll make more of an effort to ENUNCIATE better. I also want to apologize profusely […]

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“Change from within” is a myth: revolutionary movements and the incrementalist trap

Representation and participation in the existing political and economic system, for oppressed peoples, will not produce lasting change no matter how many of us manage to infiltrate it. In struggles for liberation of oppressed people, some of us choose to do a portion of our work within existing systems, such as academia or government. Those […]

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