1. Recipes I want to try: chicken wonton soup, and One-Pan Chicken And Veggie Meal Prep, and Buddha Bowls, and Almost 5 Ingredient Pizza Spaghetti Pie, and oat and wheat sandwich bread, and One Bowl Chocolate Cake.
6. Try a New Year’s Revolution. “Donald J. Trump wants you on a diet.”
7. 10 Ways White Liberals Perpetuate Racism. In related news, Dear white people: Your comfort makes you bad allies, and New Year, Same White Feminism: Why Glamour’s “Women” Edition Falls Short, and #LeaveItIn2016: 5 Times White People Should’ve Known Better Last Year, and 5 of the worst whitesplaining excuses for racism. And finally, Ready to ditch white feminism? Here are 6 Black feminist concepts you need to know and how to apply them in your own life.
10. The Anti-Inauguration. “You need to augment your outrage with actions that are affirming, behaviors that reinforce principles and values.”
15. Take It From A German: Americans Are Too Timid In Confronting Hate. And in related news, KING: We’re not opposing Donald Trump with the unified fierceness he deserves and ‘A lie, is a lie, is a lie’: Dan Rather shreds WSJ editor for reluctance to call out Trump’s bullsh*t.
16. Confronting Whiteness: A Conversation Series with Rachel Rice.
18. After Bravely Calling Attention to Police Brutality, Colin Kaepernick Chosen for 49ers’ Highest Honor. He also recently donated $50,000 to the Standing Rock Health Clinic as part of his pledge to donate $1 million in ten months.
20. Add My Name to the Professor Watchlist. “The Professor Watchlist, which purports to expose faculty who ‘advance leftist propaganda in the classroom,’ poses a clear threat to academic freedom. Such lists have been used to harass and intimidate faculty, and have a chilling effect on academic freedom and free speech. To support those who have been listed, we invite AAUP members and supporters to add your names to an open letter to the creators of the Watchlist. Please add your name to this important fight for academic freedom.”
21. Wisdom from Pema Chödrön, “Joy has to do with seeing how big, how completely unobstructed, and how precious things are. We can get so caught up in our own personal pain or worries that we don’t notice that the wind has come up or that somebody has put flowers on the dining room table or that when we walked out in the morning, the flags weren’t up, and that when we came back, they were flying.”
22. Anis Mojgani, “a gale force talent, a twirling dervish of lyric & the body’s music, a poet who gleefully spurns the boundaries of poet.”
23. While There is Despair, I Am Not Hopeless, “An interview with writer and activist adrienne maree brown about self care, action and how the late, great Octavia Butler predicted this political moment.”
24. Ridiculous Responses To Quitting Dieting from Dances with Fat.
25. An unprecedented opportunity, an interview with Rev. angel Kyodo williams.
Rev. angel Kyodo williams is an ordained Zen Buddhist priest, spiritual maverick, author, activist, and founder of CXC (Center for Transformative Change), in Berkeley, California, which is dedicated to “changing the way change is done.” Rather than encourage spiritual seekers to become more politically active, CXC supports social activists in becoming more spiritual. Rev. angel believes this is the only way we will “flip the switch” in people’s hearts so that we treat each other and the Earth more compassionately. She sees this as America’s “next great social movement: the application of inner awareness practice to broad-based social change.”
28. Opportunities for White People in the Fight for Racial Justice. “Moving from Actor –> Ally –> Accomplice.” In related news, Resistance and Liberation: a Guide to Social Engagement in the Era of Trump.
29. The Trump Team. “The following are SPLC articles, statements and reports about several of President-elect Donald Trump’s choices for Cabinet posts and advisory positions.”
33. I Don’t Know What’s Best for You on Be More With Less. “Use the information you find on the internet, in books and courses, on this site, and anywhere else as pieces of the puzzle, but not as the end all be all. It’s not. No one knows what’s best for you but you.”