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Posts tagged The Dandelion Insurrection

Hooray! We did it! Congrats and thank...

Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Congratulations to everyone! This is a moment for gratitude. (And happy dances!) With your support, we reached and exceeded the goal of The Roots of Resistance’s Community Publishing Campaign. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. This helps bring all kinds of amazing writing into the world this year, along with The Roots […]

Blockade the Gangplanks on the Titani...

An Essay of the Man From the North by Rivera Sun Blockade the gangplanks of the Titanic! Shut down the boilers of the ship! Storm the stairs from steerage and seize the wheel! We have passed the point where token victories, small handouts, and crumbs from banquet tables will help us. We have struck too […]

Censorship: the Death Knell of Democr...

An essay of the Man From the North by Rivera Sun Censorship is the foe of freedom. It comes in many forms. The choking grip of control silences dissent. The bullhorns of propaganda blare out lies and fictions of consent. The maddened clench of greed stifles outlets for a diversity of expression, creativity, opportunity, and […]

Fling Back Despair! Kindle the Flame ...

Note: The sequel to The Dandelion Insurrection is here! The Roots of Resistance is available through our Community Publishing Campaign: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-roots-of-resistance#/ Despair rides in front of our opposition, an invisible wind that blows like plague through our hearts. Here, our stand begins. Moment-by-moment, day-by-day, we must keep despair at bay in the siege waged by the […]

Texas Free Rangers – An Excerpt...

This is an excerpt from The Roots of Resistance, the sequel to The Dandelion Insurrection. It is available from Nov 10th until Dec 17th through our Community Publishing Campaign: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-roots-of-resistance/x/4376219#/ At two o’clock in the morning, Tansy woke Tucker to tell him that a group claiming to be the Texas Free Rangers was taking credit for […]

Little Dandelions – An Excerpt ...

This is an excerpt from The Roots of Resistance, the sequel to The Dandelion Insurrection. It is available from Nov 10th until Dec 17th through our Community Publishing Campaign: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-roots-of-resistance/x/4376219#/ Not here. Not us. Not our school. The words of Idah Robbins echoed in Charlie’s thoughts. The fifth grade teacher’s voice rang with fierce determination and […]

Debt Prison Strike – An Excerpt...

This is an excerpt from The Roots of Resistance, the sequel to The Dandelion Insurrection. It is available from Nov 10th until Dec 17th through our Community Publishing Campaign: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-roots-of-resistance/x/4376219#/ Chapter Nine Debt Prison Strike Hot and humid as a hairy armpit on a southeast afternoon, the debt prison laundry stank of detergents and hissing cotton […]

Gray Atonement – An Excerpt Fro...

This is an excerpt from The Roots of Resistance, the sequel to The Dandelion Insurrection. It is available from Nov 10th until Dec 17th through our Community Publishing Campaign: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-roots-of-resistance/x/4376219#/ “Come on with me and let’s walk down to the end of the block,” Tansy urged grimly. “There’s something you outta see.” The quiet residential neighborhood […]

March Into the Heart of Darkness, Bla...

This is an excerpt from The Roots of Resistance, the sequel to The Dandelion Insurrection. It is available from Nov 10th until Dec 17th through our Community Publishing Campaign: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-roots-of-resistance/x/4376219#/ The wind poured through the car window and danced across her scalp. Zadie’s black curls whipped and tangled as she drummed her hands on the steering […]

Who Are We Without Our Lies? – ...

This is an excerpt from The Roots of Resistance, the sequel to The Dandelion Insurrection. It is available from Nov 10th until Dec 17th through our Community Publishing Campaign: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-roots-of-resistance/x/4376219#/ The snow thickened, cast into frantic swirls like schools of fish trying to dart free of ocean nets. Through the flurries, a figure in a long […]

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