Alison Leigh Lilly

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Category Archives: Current Events

Pieces

The thing about puzzles is, there’s a moment between when you have all the edges done, and when you have enough of the middle filled in to see what’s missing, what’s left.

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April 5, 2017

Can Clowns Save Our Souls?

It is only when we stop insisting that the clown be just one thing that he is free to become the multiplicity of being that he really is.

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October 28, 2016

What’s Good for the Bird is Good for the Herd: Cooperation at Oregon’s Malheur Wildlife Refuge

Social and environmental justice are not (and never have been) separate issues.

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February 4, 2016

The Myth of the Neutral Tool: An Animist’s Thoughts on Guns (And Other Ordinary Things)

It has happened again. In fact, it is still happening, even now. If not here, then somewhere, in this country, in this world. There is almost no end to it.

What do we do now?

December 3, 2015

War on Yule: Starbucks Cups Are Christian Propaganda

This year Starbucks has completely capitulated to the growing pressure from right-wing fundamentalist Christian groups to “put the Christ back in Yule” by creating a holiday cup design that rejects all the Pagan symbolism of this blessed time of year.

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November 9, 2015

7 Ways to Enjoy a Death-Free Samhain

A couple years ago I wrote 7 Ways to Enjoy a Sex-Free Beltane. Weirdly, that post did not become the runaway viral sensation I was anticipating.

This year, though, things will be different.

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October 27, 2015