What are you drinking?

What are you drinking?

Non-alcoholic options We’ve been exploring the connections between alcohol and activism, and a number of writers have shared their perspectives on drinking and sobriety. But when you decide to walk the sober path, or just cut down for a night, what are your beverage...

How do we stop chasing rabbits?

Mark Riboldi shares insights from the fast paced and reactive world of electoral politics. One of the many things I have learned about while working in politics is chasing rabbits. It’s a pretty simple game – every time you see a rabbit you must chase it. It’s a bit...
Climate campaign failure and mental health

Climate campaign failure and mental health

Campaigners addressing the greatest threat to ‘the future of all living things on the planet’ can experience big impacts on their hearts and minds. Tony Mohr shares his story and insights about sustaining activism.  Lately there’s been a little talk and...
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Sunny Drake contributes to our series on alcohol use with a post about creating spaces during celebration events to support drinkers and sober folk alike. This post focuses on Pride month in Toronto, since the warm season is now coming up for Southern Hemisphere there...
Burnout: Experiences & Advice

Burnout: Experiences & Advice

The concluding questions of our ‘activist health and wellbeing survey’ focused on one of the biggest barriers to sustaining activism: burnout. This is the final post in this series. Defining burnout Burnout can be defined in a number of ways, activist-trauma.net uses...