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Why I vote

And why I'm not gonna let anyone berate/insult/scare me out of voting for whoever the fuck I want to vote for.

(And as I was Mary Poppins for Halloween here's a little extra)

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Pre-election musical blogging: Bonzo Dog Band edition

REMEMBER: No matter who you vote for, the government always gets in. Read below the fold...

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Don't Dis My Ability Zine fundraiser

Kickstarter here PLEASE support this - these words need to get out and everyone who's read it LOVES it. I just have no more money to make any copies other then the ones that are already made.

A reminder of what you are supporting:

I will use the funds to make copies and distribute the zine far and wide. I want to put it in every info shop (activist bookstore) around North America and possibly every English speaking country around the world. This zine includes:

42 pages of awesome (plus cover)

Images by basiL, billie rain, J.C. Garske, Leslie Balch & Sasha Smithy, Jessie, Burrow, & Sadie Sicko

POEMS:

Helium by Kristin Allen-Zito

Art Viewing by J.C. Garske Read below the fold...

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Disability Zine now out (with activism)

11 sheets of paper (double sided and 2 pages per sheet)

8 articles

7 images on their own pages

2 nights NO SLEEP.

PRICELESS

Disability Zine nitty gritty:


42 pages of awesome (plus cover)

Images by basiL, billie rain, Jessie, Leslie Balch & Sasha Smithy, Amy @ amycakes.blogspot.com, & Sadie Sicko

POEMS:

Helium by Kristin Allen-Zito

Art Viewing by Jessie

Untitled by Trouble

ARTICLES: Read below the fold...

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Oh Mighty Corrente Help me! (Need input for my zine article)

This is a rough draft and needs more work. Please let me know if you have any feedback for me. You can post here, or if you want to post anonymously you can do so in the comments at my blog (just tell me you don't want your comment published). Remember still accepting submissions!

Making spaces accessible to people with invisible disabilities Read below the fold...

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Disability Blog Carnival #82: Firsts, UP NOW

The blog carnival, containing stories of people's respective firsts, or first blog posts (it contains my first post about my Service Dog Sadie and my callout for submissions to my first solo paper and scissors zine).

Hereit is, published at

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Devastating and enlightening Twitter feed

If you have a twitter account please go to #ididnotreport. There is also a sister hashtag #ididreport that kind of explains why there are so many stories on #ididnotreport. I have to say there is a strong TRIGGER WARNING for sexual assault, harassment, abuse and domestic violence. These are women giving reasons why they did not report their assaults. It can be overwhelming and devastating. I, myself, have given over 25 #ididnotreports. It's both cathartic and depressing for me how easily it flows from me. Read below the fold...

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(dis)Ability Zine Submission CALL OUT (Spread far and wide)

I am doing a callout for submissions! DUE APRIL 15TH! PUBLICATION MAY 1ST!

I am putting together a print-zine about (dis)Abilities and the activist community. Your post can be about anything related to that topic, whether it has to do with your identity as an Activist with a (dis)Ability or difficulties fitting into your chosen activist scene (e.g. Earth First!) as an Activist with a (dis)Ability.

Possible topics:
Did you come to activism through your (dis)Ability?
Does your (dis)Ability make it harder for you to be taken seriously by people in your community?
Do you feel you have to teach people what life is like in your shoes?
Do you feel that you are by default a (dis)Ability Rights activist?

From the peanut gallery: Read below the fold...

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Knitting Daily

Now On youtube there's a plethora of videos, you can check them out, but for example there's this one by Free People. (I'm pretty sure it'a a whole series so grab some needles and some yarn and go hog wild!) Read below the fold...

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Knitting Daily

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Knitting Daily

I know, it's been too long, but here you are, my latest FO (finished object for all you non-knitters out there) and newest addition to my etsy shop:

Machine washable cotton baby/toddler hats. :D Read below the fold...

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Need blog linky links

Due to blogrolling going down and making my blog inaccessible during it's time on my page I had to remove it *before* I could retrieve my blogroll.

Please help me rebuild it. Radical feminist blogs needed as well as radical lefties and then we can move to the more liberal, if we must, but you all know me I'm the evil socialist lurking in the corner. IWW and Earth First! forever! Read below the fold...

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Just for fun: Shit Liberals say to radicals

Shit Liberals Say to Radicals

Favourites so far include:

"Obama's just biding his time to get a second term, then he's gonna come out swinging."

"I agree with you, but you have to be more realistic"

"Socialist, you mean like Canada?"

You can SUBMIT your own too! Read below the fold...

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Remember them

Geneviève Bergeron (born 1968), civil engineering student
Hélène Colgan (born 1966), mechanical engineering student
Nathalie Croteau (born 1966), mechanical engineering student
Barbara Daigneault (born 1967), mechanical engineering student
Anne-Marie Edward (born 1968), chemical engineering student
Maud Haviernick (born 1960), materials engineering student
Maryse Laganière (born 1964), budget clerk in the École Polytechnique's finance department
Maryse Leclair (born 1966), materials engineering student
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Rapture open post

If you're still here that is, and remember:

Elections Canada threatens $25K fine for Canadians tweeting Rapture results from Atlantic before rest of us have a chance to die. Read below the fold...

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