If the 2016 Presidential Election taught us anything, it was that we should never get too comfortable— If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. We can’t just sit around and wait for change to happen. We have to be the change. You may be wondering, “why vote?” Why even contribute to this system that has so utterly failed women, minorities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community?
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As the effects of our current political climate, a Donald Trump White House and the rise of so-called alt-right activism in North America ripple through the cultural waters, political dressing is trending. Protesters of all stripes — feminists, white supremacists, antifa, nationalists and social justice advocates — are outfitting themselves to match their political mindsets. This type of political dressing is not the dress code of politicians, nor the mere “rise in skirt hems,” because of rising stock markets.” This is individuals and groups using everyday dress to express their political outlook.
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News flash—the 24-hour news cycle and nonstop Breaking News can be poison to the soul. Seriously, don’t you grrrls have mini panic attacks when you turn on the news, and BREAKING NEWS is plastered at the bottom of the screen, repeatedly pulsating like the flashing Crispy Crème donut sign that signals a sugar high? Except this BREAKING NEWS signage likely foreshadows something less sweet—like the proposed destruction of birthright citizenship (an American right) or the end of Roe v. Wade. Just sayin’. It could happen. It has happened. And it is making us all a little unwell.
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