Tag: social justice

Trump Says He Doesn’t Want Poor People In Charge Of The Economy

#Scrotus: “These are people that are great, brilliant business minds, and that’s what we need, that’s what we have to have so the world doesn’t take advantages of us,” Trump told the crowd in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. “We can’t have the world taking advantage… Continue Reading “Trump Says He Doesn’t Want Poor People In Charge Of The Economy”

Food for thought. Equality compared to equity. It says: Equality is about sameness, it promotes fairness and justice by giving everyone the same thing. Equity is about fairness, it’s about making sure people get access to the same opportunities.

Self Care and Leaving the Movement

As you work to change the world – whatever your issue of focus – don’t forget to take care of yourself. Social justice work is stressful. As they say on airplanes, put on your own oxygen mask first. You are not going to be… Continue Reading “Self Care and Leaving the Movement”

Best. Mailing. Label. Ever. 

teebeonit: micdotcom: Watch: Poet Porsha Olayiwola heartbreakingly reminds us all that black women’s lives matter too.  love her

On the steps of the Massachusetts State House

Here’s what I said yesterday on the steps of the Massachusetts State House: “My name is Robyn Ochs and I have served on the board of MassEquality for 10 years. Today the United States Supreme Court has affirmed that the freedom to marry is… Continue Reading “On the steps of the Massachusetts State House”

robynochs: yammidoll: revolutionarykoolaid: micdotcom: Hillary Clinton vows to end mass incarceration in the wake of Baltimore protests  In a spirited speech at Columbia University on Wednesday, Hillary Clinton expressed sympathy for the death of Freddie Gray at the hands of the Baltimore police and… Continue Reading “”

The people of Ireland did a good thing yesterday by voting almost 2 to 1 in support of marriage equality. 

Jessica Williams is BRILLIANT. And so are the writers on the Daily Show.

yammidoll: revolutionarykoolaid: micdotcom: Hillary Clinton vows to end mass incarceration in the wake of Baltimore protests  In a spirited speech at Columbia University on Wednesday, Hillary Clinton expressed sympathy for the death of Freddie Gray at the hands of the Baltimore police and called… Continue Reading “”