behind the blog: why I write about politics​

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As a little bonus post for the week, I am going to be talking about who I am, why I blog, and some general information about this blog. The main two reasons that I decided to write this post are that this little community has grown a lot in recent months and it’s the beginning-ish of the year, which I think is the perfect time to reflect on what got this blog to where it is now and where it is going! I already have an About Page, but this is going to go a little more in-depth as to why I write about this and will also have some more fun information. Please feel free to introduce yourself and join/start a discussion in the comments! 

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what should the government learn from covid-19

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When I say learn from this virus, I mean learn from the situation we are in and all of the effects it’s having. The government is not doing the best job handling the coronavirus and that’s why it’s not getting better at the same rate as other countries. It would be unfortunate if, after the coronavirus epidemic was over, we learned nothing from it or our failures. The coronavirus is showing us the clearly weak parts of our country and it’s going to make us deal with them, hopefully As always, at the bottom of the post I have included more resources and articles that I found very informative and useful.

 

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how are we going to have a discussion if people don’t want to talk

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Even after being called an “aggressive feminist” and “way too opinionated”, I still like to respectfully engage in discussions and conversations. I think they are necessary and I’m not afraid to contribute to larger discussions. However, I wonder, we have these discussions and try to raise awareness, but why aren’t things changing. Perhaps because some of the people that have trouble understanding aren’t in the conversations. That’s the main thing I want to discuss. How are we going to see and promote change if the people it would benefit, people that don’t understand, and everyone, in general, won’t talk or discuss?

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why reading the news is important

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I would never have thought, before these past few years, to write a post about this. I always thought that around age 13, everyone started watching the news, staying up to date, etc. I thought that it was the norm to know what was happening in the world. Sadly, I’ve seen so much ignorance and the overlooking of current events/ news. This post isn’t meant to call or shame anyone for not keeping up with the news. I just want to share my reasoning behind why reading the news is so important, especially for kids.

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7 Things You NEED to Know About Feminism

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Hello Everyone! Being a feminist and educating people about feminism and equal rights has become a really big part of my life. I talk about it a lot, outside of my blog, and it’s a major part of my life and me. I’ve been thinking about bringing it to this blog more, because I only talk about it on holidays + special occasions. There are so many common misconceptions surrounding feminism, and this post will (hopefully) clear things up. Get ready, because this is going to be a long, informative, maybe even empowering blog post! Yay EQUALITY! Enjoy!

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My August Bullet Journal, Coffee, Doodles, and More!

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Hello Everyone! August has officially started, which means my BUJO has started. I had to start a new journal, because I completely filled up my last one. This spread took a lot of effort and time, but I’m so happy with the result. I’m going to show the beginning of the journal, and my August spread. And are we surprised that it’s coffee themed? I hope this gives some inspiration to you guys! Keep reading to the end to see what supplies I use! Enjoy!

 

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Not all Sizes are the same – Parsons School

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I’m doing something a little different. I recently started a Online parsons school for fashion course. One of the assignments was to make a blogpost on how one store’s size 12 might be an other store’s size 8. Since this is not my regular type of blogpost, tomorrow , I will be posting another blog post on my normal stuff. But this topic is important.

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