What was life like before Covid-19? I’m starting to forget. When I watch movies shot before the outbreak, I mentally scold characters for entering crowded rooms without masks. It is a reflex: if I...
The catalyst for important conversations stems from the increased use of surveillance by tech companies sold to police departments and government agencies that directly lead to the dangerous abuse of law enforcement.
This year, the Queer Liberation March is being held again, this time representing the Black Lives Matter movement as a form of protest. Protesting for human rights is a meaningful way to spend Pride if you are looking for a way to fight for human rights.
There were multiple reports of increased stress levels and joint pains, mostly back, neck, and shoulders. It’s not that I work in healthcare or a school office. Rather, I’m quarantined with my sister, a full-time Pilates, and Yoga instructor, who now teaches from her living room.
We find ourselves in challenging times. And we don’t know what’s around the next bend in the river. We do know that this global pandemic is creating direct menace for river advocates, dam affected peoples and the rivers themselves.
With no voice and a lack of control of my body, I felt isolated and defeated. My fear of dying had never been higher. I think of the patients on ventilators now, and I grieve for them.
Compassion is a leitmotif in Jones’s work, along with isolation, loneliness, rage, fear, violence, and the agonies of men and women yearning for release from the constrictions of their lives; yearning to be elsewhere — anywhere else.