Author: Kristin Devine

Kristin is a geek, a libertarian, and a domestic goddess. She lives in a wildlife refuge in rural Washington state with too many children and way too many animals and works with women around the world as a fertility counselor. There's also a blog which most people would very much disapprove of https://atomicfeminist.com/
Joads 32

Hit the Road, Joad

There are no jobs, certainly enough jobs that exist in the kind of numbers that it would take to employ a mass exodus of Joads like me.

Urooj Rahman and Colinford Mattis 94

Bombs For Baby Kittens!

Public safety only matters some of the time. I don’t know what to do with that kind of gross disconnect from people sworn to uphold the law.

free speech 252

The Crimson Letter

The world you think you want, if everyone would stay quiet and follow your rules, will not be implemented without an astronomical cost in human life.

Symbols 7

A Clash of Symbols

I wonder what other people might find if they take a moment to consider symbols from the other person’s point of view.

bigotry 170

There Are No Bad People

Bigotry was not a life sentence, it was a decision people made, and so it was possible to choose something different. You could choose to change.

Malaria 5

Silent But Deadly: Malaria in WWII

With microbes on our minds, it’s time to talk about one of the gravest threats soldiers in WWII faced – the threat of disease. Military leaders have long known that disease poses an even...