The Great Normalization of Activism

We should have shows about activists. Or, shows where some of the characters actually engage in politics, and it’s not a quirk, or a phase, or otherwise made ridiculous. I think civic engagement deserves a sitcom character who genuinely cares about the world or society they live in, and does something about it.

I know that politics seems gross, or scary, to lots of people. It brings to mind seedy politicians, backroom deals, and above all, a world that is fully out of our control. It’s easy to call to mind TV images of protestors as bit-part angry people. Or on the…



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Kelsey Breseman

An adventurer, woodland creature, and engineer. Currently working on data ownership models, environmental accountability, and intentional community.