Great news! Sexism is over!

Racism is over dudes. And a whole bunch of isms. I was due to post on this myself but the ladies at Disrupting Dinner Parties took the words out of my mouth so I felt compelled to reblog!! But I don’t think they say it as well as David Rovics…

“It was a time I’ll always remember
Because I could never forget
How reality fell down around us
Like some Western movie set
And once the dust all settled
The sun shone so bright
And a great calm took over us
Like it was all gonna be alright
That’s how it felt to be alive
After the revolution

From Groton to Tacoma
On many a factory floor
The workers talked of solidarity
And refused to build weapons of war
No more will we make missiles
We’re gonna do something different
And for the first time
Their children were proud of their parents
And somewhere in Gaza a little boy smiled and cried
After the revolution

Prison doors swung open
And mothers hugged their sons
The Liberty Bell was ringing
When the cops put down their guns
A million innocent people
Lit up in the springtime air
And Mumia and Leonard and Sarah Jane Olson
Took a walk in Tompkins Square
And they talked about what they’d do now
After the revolution

The debts were all forgiven
In all the neo-colonies
And the soldiers left their bases
Went back to their families
And a non-aggression treaty
Was signed with every sovereign state
And all the terrorist groups disbanded
With no empire left to hate
And they all started planting olive trees
After the revolution

George Bush and Henry Kissinger
Were sent off to the World Court
Their plans for global domination
Were pre-emptively cut short
Their weapons of mass destruction
Were inspected and destroyed
The battleships were dismantled
Never again to be deployed
And the world breathed a sigh of relief
After the revolution

Solar panels were on the rooftops
Trains upon the tracks
Organic food was in the markets
No GMO’s upon the racks
And all the billionaires
Had to learn how to share
And Bill Gates was told to quit his whining
When he said it wasn’t fair
And his mansion became a collective farm
After the revolution

And all the political poets
Couldn’t think of what to say
So they all decided
To live life for today
I spent a few years catching up
With all my friends and lovers
Sleeping til eleven
Home beneath the covers
And I learned how to play the banjo
After the revolution”

By David Rovics.  After the Revolution is on his album ‘The Commons’ .
Check him out at davidrovics.com (or on tour all over England until 25th April 2014!)

Disrupting Dinner Parties

There are going to be some changes here on the blog, thanks to some really amazing news developments in global society.

We’re thrilled to announce that sexism is over! Congrats, friends; we did it!

Celebrate!

I for one am super grateful that now everyone has equal access to physical safety, leadership positions, material well-being, healthcare, childcare, social status, respect, education, sexual freedom, emotional support, and freedom of choice, regardless of gender. 

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