Juliet Patterson is the author of Threnody and The Truant Lover (Nightboat Books) and the chapbooks Epilogue and Dirge. Her poems and essays have appeared widely in numerous magazines. She lives in Minneapolis with her partner and son.

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Democracy in America

The U.S. political system’s philosophy as described in the Constitution is that sovereignty ultimately resides with the citizenry. The public reserves the right to know what our elected officials are doing and decide whether they are getting the job done. The media, as provided by the first amendment, assist the public in developing those judgements. […]

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  • Illustrating "the connectivity of ecosystems around the world" A Mystery of Seabirds, Blown Off Course and Starving https://t.co/CwYbD6lhz2
  • Naomi @NaomiAKlein: (read, review, repeat): "and what if we stay silent because we lack the collective spaces in which to confront ecocide"
  • Enbridge's Line 3 proposal: Why 13 young Minnesotans launched a legal fight against a pipeline https://t.co/tAmmylPVK6
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