Last of a four-part series. In this piece I’d laid out what needed to be done in a local organization which wasn’t organized back then. It may still serve as a map for the road ahead.
Author Archive for: Rayne
Blogger since 2002, political activist since 2003, geek since birth. Opinions informed by mixed-race, multi-ethnic, cis-female condition, further shaped by kind friends of all persuasions. Sci-tech frenemy, wannabe artist, decent cook, determined author, successful troublemaker. Mother of invention and two excessively smart-assed young adult kids. Attended School of Hard Knocks; Rather Unfortunate Smallish Private Business School in Midwest; Affordable Mid-State Community College w/evening classes. Self-employed at Tiny Consulting Business; previously at Large-ish Chemical Company with HQ in Midwest in multiple marginalizing corporate drone roles, and at Rather Big IT Service Provider as a project manager, preceded by a motley assortment of gigs before the gig economy was a thing. Blogging experience includes a personal blog at the original blogs.salon.com, managing editor for a state-based news site, and a stint at Firedoglake before landing here at emptywheel as technology’s less-virginal-but-still-accursed Cassandra.
Entries by Rayne
Part Three of this four-part series looking back at popping my activist cherry. So not a virgin any more, and a damned good thing given how much rougher the road ahead.
Part Two of a four-part series — what a journey it was from 2003, and what a trip since then on the road of political discovery.
A trip back through recent history with The Angry Left: How We Found Our Way to This Miserable State — Part One of a four-part series.
We require elected officials and federal employees to swear an oath with specific requirements. Certain officials-to-be don’t appear ready to fulfill their oaths to us.
Dedicated post-mortem thread for the Day After the 2016 Election Day content.
Dedicated thread for 2016 Election Day content. How’d your voting experience go?
In this roundup: Turkey, pipelines, and a border not meant to be crossed.
In this roundup: Brexit breaks, Turkey’s troubles trebled, shattered guardrails.
In this Dia de los Muertos roundup: World Series Game 7, Rule 41, AT&T and net neutrality, Google spanks Microsoft, Slack smacks.