Vote With Your Dollar, Euro, Pound, Peso…

Lee este articulo en español aquí. GIF credit here. Hey Amigos – Yesterday, I went to my local grocery store (Ralph’s or Kroger as it’s known in some other parts of the US). I normally shop at Whole Foods and both are about a block’s distance from me, but given I’m no longer working, I…

¿Sabías que 4 activistas ambientales son asesinados cada semana—la mayoría en Latinoamérica?

Me encontré con este artículo ayer y quedé sin palabras con estas estadísticas. Según un nuevo informe de la ONG internacional Global Witness, en 2017, paramilitares, tropas gubernamentales, gangsterscontratados y contrabandistas mataron a 207 personas (la mayoría en América Latina) quienes solo pretendían proteger sus tierras y hogares y la destrucción de bosques vírgenes de las empresas grandes (agronegocios) que intentaban establecer ranchos ganaderos y plantaciones de caña de azúcar. Lee mas…

Did you know 4 Environmental Activists Are Killed Every Week?

I came across this article yesterday and was dumbfounded by these statistics. According to a new report by the international NGO Global Witness, in 2017, paramilitaries, government troops, hired gangsters and smugglers killed 207 people trying to protect the environment from agribusinesses trying to set up cattle ranches and sugarcane plantations. Read more…

What Does “Stay Woke” Mean?

It’s an American slag term and an incorrect tense of the word “awake”; however, that doesn’t diminish its importance in modern-day society. If you look it up in urbandictionary.com, you’ll find a few different definitions. This is my favorite: “Getting woke is like being in the Matrix and taking the red pill. You get a sudden…

I’m Revolutionary Becca. Why “Revolutionary”?

Revolutionary: adjective rev·o·lu·tion·ary\-shə-ˌner-ē\. This is the definition that best fits: constituting or bringing about a major or fundamental change. For example: a revolutionary new idea or product. In upcoming posts, I’ll tell you a little more about me and why I decided to start this blog. I was born and raised in in Los Angeles,…