Parable of the Talents


Maggie and Harmony read the second book in the Earthseed series, Parable of the Talents by Octavia Butler. In this episode, they explore toxic masculinity, high standards for mothers, and the ways religion can be used for social change.

Action resources:

Help those on the Westcoast dealing with wildfires

Prevent Trump from appointing a conservative Supreme Court Justice

My name is…….  I am calling because there is now a vacancy on the Supreme Court due to the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

McConnell set the precedent.  Now the Senate should follow it.

No vote on a Supreme Court nominee just before or after an election until the President is seated on January 20, 2021.

Susan Collins. Maine 202-224-2523

Joni Ernst  202-224-3254 Iowa

Thom Tillis  202-224-6342 North Carolina

Cory Gardner Colorado 202-224-5941

Steve Daines Montana 202-224-2651

Martha McSally Arizona 202-224-2235

Kelly Loeffler Georgia 202-224-3643

David Perdue  Georgia  202-224-3521


Lindsey Graham (who is chair of senate judiciary cmte) 202-224-5972 South Carolina

Lisa Murkowsi 202-224-6665 Alaska

What we’re reading:

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

Support the Quileute people’s and help them move to higher ground


Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall

Breasts and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami (CW may be transphobic)

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