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Frida Berrigan: “Do Kids Die, Mom?”

Facing the Future With Trepidation in the Age of Trump As a mother and an activist, here’s what I’ve concluded as 2018 begins: it’s getting harder and harder to think … Continue reading

January 10, 2018 · 2 Comments

Frida Berrigan: Feeling Not Quite So Hopeless in a World on the Skids

Why the Resistance is fertile, not futile. In the wake of Donald Trump’s inauguration, George Orwell’s 1984 soared onto bestseller lists, as did Sinclair Lewis’s It Can’t Happen Here and … Continue reading

July 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Frida Berrigan: “Pow, Pow, Yous Are Dead!”

Children, Toy Guns, and the Real Thing It was a beautiful evening and the kids — Madeline, two; Seamus, almost four; and Rosena, nine — were running across a well-tended … Continue reading

August 4, 2016 · 2 Comments

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