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Rebecca Solnit

Rebecca Solnit

Rebecca Solnit is an activist and author of many books, including: "Men Explain Things to Me (2015), "Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities" (2016), "The Faraway Nearby" (2014),  "A Paradise Built in Hell" (2010), "Wanderlust: A History of Walking" (2001), "The Battle of The Story of the Battle in Seattle" (2009, with her brother David), and "Storming The Gates of Paradise: Landscapes for Politics" (2008). She is a contributing editor to Harper's Magazine.

Articles by this author

 

Welcome to the US, Greta. With Your Help We Can Save the Planet and Ourselves

Even in such a divided and troubled country, there is hope. Between us we can beat the climate destroyers.

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The Curious Case of Elizabeth Warren and the "Charter School Lobbyist" Who Wasn't

How internet insinuation can quickly become campaign fact

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Thank you, Climate Strikers. Your Action Matters and Your Power Will Be Felt

Nothing is possible without action, and almost anything is when we rise up together, as you are today

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Dear Christine Blasey Ford: You Are a Welcome Earthquake

It was made at great personal cost, but your brave testimony has had incalculable benefits for the country at large

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Feminists Have Slowly Shifted Power. There’s No Going Back

The #TimesUp and #MeToo movements are a revolution that could not have taken place without decades of quiet, painstaking groundwork

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We Could’ve Avoided President Donald Trump. Now, We Must Learn the Lessons

There were hundreds of opportunities to stop the Republican demagogue. That should focus our minds as he takes the oath of office

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Another, More Beautiful America is Rising. Trump Will Be Resisted

American people will stand up for ideals of humanity, from lawyers and tech workers to the Californian senate

Rebecca Solnit ·


The US Election Recount Is a Long Shot – But the Alternative Is Catastrophe

It’s unlikely that a recount will change the election’s outcome, but the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency means it’s time to think big

Rebecca Solnit ·

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