Check out this TalkPoverty radio piece, and listen to a really interesting take on the uprising.
Whatever happened to see the problem, fix the problem. I believe I can say without reservation that this would not fly in Madison, Conn. Why is it OK for Flint?
They’re a lovely young couple living with her folks in East Hartford, Conn. They’re ready for a place of their own, and they’d like a diverse neighborhood.
Can you help them?
I wrote this for NEXT New England.
Photo by Ryan Caron King
I wrote this for C-HIT.
The first act is above, in the screenshot. The website includes a place where you can, if you don’t already know, learn the names of your senators. If you marched, don that pussy hat again. If you didn’t, you are still a vital part of this movement.
If the new president and his minions succeed in repealing Obamacare to replace it with…uh…we’ll they’ll have to get back to us on that, but: If they take away contraceptive coverage, they’re going to be angering more than a few of their constituents.
From Kaiser Family Foundation:
For the first time, the ACA set federal preventive services rules, including no-cost contraceptive coverage, for all insurance plans. If the Trump Administration modifies or eliminates the ACA contraceptive coverage rule, scope of coverage will depend on where a woman lives, where she works, and her insurance plan. Millions of women could lose no-cost coverage for the full range of contraceptive methods. Insurance companies and employers will be the ones to make choices about coverage and cost-sharing. For some women, their choices will be limited, and some of the most effective and costly methods will be out of financial reach.
Connecticut has a semi-open policy on giving adult adoptees access to their birth certificates — any one adopted after October 1983 has access, and anyone adopted beforehand does not.
The date was arbitrary, and it needs to be abolished. I wrote this for Mother Courant.
And thanks, Jac!
So imagine: Daily acts of resistance, to add to your daily acts of kindness. I like this idea. I like it a lot.
Martha’s Table could use it.