One of the primary roles of the news media is to serve as a watchdog on government and other forms of consolidated power. No matter how one feels personally about specific news outlets, reporters, or stories, the ongoing presence of the free press is essential for our democracy to function.
As residents of the United States, you and I won the geographic lottery. You didn’t earn the right to vote, the right the freedom of speech, the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. We were handed it. We are privileged to attend public school for free, we can easily buy food at … Continue reading I am a Lottery Winner…and so are you
The record-breaking Women’s March has energized a crowd of women who are looking for actionable next steps. We don’t claim to have all the answers but our gals have added many, if not most, of these action items to their monthly To-Do list. Check Your Mindset Ask Questions. In order to heal the divide in … Continue reading Women Get Sh!t Done – actionable next steps
THANK YOU to all my sisters who are marching in Washington DC this weekend (over 40 of my friends at last count.) Thank you for taking time off of work, even as we fight for fair pay and representation. … for taking your children, your grandchildren with you, encouraging them on the long path which … Continue reading Thank You to My Sisters
To all the travelers of this galaxy: Gal’s Guide has been spending the last few days assessing the situation. Our first action was to see how the women who have come to our events are doing. We’ve had gals message us in private about harassment at work, school and in their own homes since election … Continue reading To Our Fellow Travelers, Post Election