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Don't Just Scream Or Tweet, Do Something (And Here's What)

The loss of Anthony Kennedy's Seat as a weak "balance" to the Supreme Court has a lot of us feeling terrified. Turn fear into action, for your own mental health as well as to make a REAL difference.
Don't Just Scream Or Tweet, Do Something (And Here's What)
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I just love what my amazing colleague Karoli tweeted in the middle of yesterdays shite-storm:

...and these replies:

Yes! The question we all have to ask ourselves is, "What did Joe Strummer train me for?" AKA "What am I called to do today to make a difference?"

Ripped off from Crooked's website, here's some ideas for action. In addition to direct political activism, I also like the idea of donating a can of meatball stew to a food shelter every week, or a bag of cat litter to an animal shelter, or reaching out to a women's shelter with something from their wish list. When I make it a habit to do something every week and build it into a routine, it improves my outlook and gives me emotional strength to carry on.)

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