All posts tagged "activism"
FEATURE: Mary, Full of Grace
JACKSON HOLE, WY – Mary Erickson recalls spring 2011 as a turning point. It marked the time she understood what her role in the community would be. For about a week, a group of anti-choice protesters from...
- Posted March 28, 2017
Best Homegrown comedy I Can Ski Forever Perhaps I Can Ski Forever’s biggest success is how hard it is to distinguish between audience members and fictional characters. Not only is the audience occasionally the butt of the...
- Posted March 21, 2017
ON THE GROUND: Marching With Suspicion
Was the Native Nations Rise March just a PR move? JACKSON HOLE, WY – Thousands of Native Americans and allies took part in the Native Nations Rise March in Washington, D.C. on Friday. Approximately 8,000 people marched...
- Posted March 15, 2017
FEATURE: Moments vs. Movements
JACKSON HOLE, WY – At the time, Erica MacDonald didn’t know what she was a part of. Shoulder to shoulder with hundreds of strangers, she stood at a Washington D.C. street corner for hours on January 21,...
- Posted January 31, 2017
THE BUZZ: Daughters of Equality
From Jackson Hole and Lander to Cody and Cheyenne, Wyoming’s women’s marches will be counted among the efforts that helped make history on Saturday. Jackson Hole, WY — The ongoing headcount for the Women’s March on Washington and...
- Posted January 24, 2017
In Pictures: The Women’s March on Jackson
JACKSON HOLE, WY – Jackson Hole was among hundreds of locales, in all 50 states and in countries on all seven continents, where people peacefully demonstrated in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington. According to organizers, WMW is...
- Posted January 21, 2017
Jackson Hole March Joins Efforts Across the Globe
JACKSON HOLE, WY – Three self-described “ordinary” women have spearheaded Jackson Hole’s involvement in what is likely to be an extraordinary global event. On Saturday, Jackson residents will join people in hundreds of locales across the country,...
- Posted January 20, 2017
DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: Getting Deep in DC
Meet your new Washington watchdog unleashed in the nation’s capital. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Democracy in Crisis is a new column designed to take the prefix “alt” back from a certain white nationalist movement, and hold the Donald...
- Posted January 18, 2017
Jacksonites Join Protesters Across the Country
JACKSON HOLE, WY – While the temperature hovered in the single digits, more than 100 people gathered on the Town Square today to protest the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a.k.a. Obamacare, President-elect Donald...
- Posted January 15, 2017
FREE SPEECH: Cowboy Courage
How a former UW student shed light on civil rights issues in the face of intolerant school and state officials. JACKSON HOLE, WY – When he woke up on October 17, 1969, Mel Hamilton was a starter...
- Posted January 10, 2017