Anti-Fascism

Fascists suck. Sometimes we want to punch them in the face — either literally or artistically. The posts below share our bloggers’ experiences and thoughts on how to resist authoritarianism in all its forms.

Chasing Rights, Missing Flights: Making Abortion Accessible Against All Odds

Chasing Rights, Missing Flights: Making Abortion Accessible Against All Odds

What it’s like to be a Patient Navigator for abortion services: “It’s post-Roe, 2022. I’m on a trip from Texas to New Mexico, accompanying 15 people seeking abortion, one a minor. The clinic forgets to tell us to buy her mom a ticket, and the two get separated at the airport. Mother sobbing, daughter stone-faced and angry. I’m exhausted.”

Heading Southwestness
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Heading Southwestness

Southwestness publisher/editor Samatha Anne Carrillo shares the worldview and inspirations that drive her work: “In the real world, facts exist and science is real. … Since Southwestness is my own site, I have the freedom to report on our corner of the world based on my own perception of the world. There’s no question that this perception is still evolving and thank goodness for that!”

Not to Be Dramatic, But It’s Time to Save Democracy Now, Okay?
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Not to Be Dramatic, But It’s Time to Save Democracy Now, Okay?

We’ve got to focus. We are at a point before the election where the actions of the next few weeks have the potential to impact our lives — and the lives of immigrants, children and the disenfranchised, as well as our allies and others around the world — for years to come.

Pyragraph LIVE: John Fugelsang
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Pyragraph LIVE: John Fugelsang

John Fugelsang is in Albuquerque to perform “Unpresidented: The true story of a comedian trying to raise a toddler while his country was electing one” and we were lucky enough to get him into the Pyragraph LIVE studio (a.k.a. my office) to talk about comedy, politics, religion, and how he’s pulled all those elements and more into his unique creative career.