The Pastoral is Political: Independence Day

Independence Day was a protest. Radical white men held protests, and boycotts, and dumped a bunch of tea into the sea because they felt they were being treated unfairly. To avoid paying money into a system that didn’t see them, didn’t recognize them, and refused to hear their voices, they set up their own committees… Read More

Land of the Free?

(With apologies to Revgals who don’t live in the USA) Here in the United States, we’re preparing to celebrate Independence Day, commemorating the signing on July 4, 1776 of the Declaration of Independence. “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain… Read More