so much to resist every day, here is a thread in which we can talk about the things we're seeing other people doing—or the things we're doing ourselves—as both inspiration, suggestion, and a bulwark against despair.
Share things you have seen that moved you, or actions you are taking. Please also feel welcome and encouraged to share links to Twitter users and/or news sites engaged in resistance that you recommend following.
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Tomorrow is International Women's Day, and, to mark the day, women in more than 50 countries have organized the International Women's Strike to raise awareness around issues facing women who are marginalized. In the U.S., the organizers of the Women's March have encouraged women to participate in A Day Without a Woman, which can include skipping (paid) work, but also could include other actions like wearing red, "avoiding spending money, or buying only from women-owned or minority-owned business."
There has been some criticism of striking, which will potentially cause "the burden of the protest [to] fall too heavily on the poor," who cannot as easily (or at all) skip work as more privileged women.
I will not be skipping work, in solidarity with women who can't, but I will be wearing red!