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An Open Letter to Friends and Family

An open letter to friends, family and other people who care about me:   I would first like to thank you for being in my life. And for caring about me. This means a lot, even if I can’t show it most of the time. I have a small favour to ask of you. YouRead more

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The Personal and the Political

Widdershins is all about trying to do things differently from the way we are doing them now. And the Widdershins approach to politics, specifically, consists of separating between the “political stuff” and the “personal stuff”. And being very clear not to mix the two. I swear one day this approach will be a book. (IfRead more

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“Who You Gonna Call?”

So, here I was, publishing my workthrough on “Unemployment-ness” when Imo* asked me the question: “Perhaps it’s the “Unemployed” label … What would you choose to label yourself?” * That would be my imaginary friend I thought about it and replied: “Someone who is not yet capable of supporting herself but is trying to getRead more

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About Us

Hello, Hi! I’m Mary Tracy. I’m a political writer and the world’s first and only political activist life coach.   This is my Imaginary Monster, he lives under my bed. I call him Imo. I talk to him all the time. His words will appear in blue: “Ehm… Hi“. Wait, a political activist life coach?Read more

Is This You?

You are a Lefty, Feminist, Socialist, Anarchist, Communist, Environmentalist, Marxist… You love politics, and activism. You believe in changing the world. And in entirely unrelated news… you are a tad miserable. Depressed. Anxious. Your life is… how can we say it…? Falling short of your expectations. Perhaps you’re broke, unemployed, skint. Perhaps you are stuckRead more