For Freedoms

Since the end of our inaugural #50StateInitiative, we have been reflecting on the multitude of experiences we all shared over the past few months. For us, the most important victory was all that we were able to do it together. It is in this spirit of collective action that we invite you to reflect with us on the Thanksgiving holiday

Thanksgiving

For Freedoms is a collective of artists, institutions & organizations across the US activating innovative pathways to civic participation.

Dough

Although it’s impossible to trace the exact date of the first slang usage of “dough” as a term for money, it seems to have originated in the 19th century. Since bread was the traditional everyday necessity of life, to earn one’s living was to earn one’s bread, therefore bread became synonymous with money. On some unknown day, an individual whose identity is lost to historians simply substituted the word dough, and a new slang term came into use.

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Good Enough to Eat

Margaret Harrison – Good Enough to Eat
1971 – Lithograph on paper

sexy women in a burger
Good Enough to Eat 1971 Margaret Harrison born 1940 Presented by Curwen Studio through the Institute of Contemporary Prints 1975 http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/P06246

Human After All

Human After All – The everyday life through the circulatory system

A collaboration between photographer Jan Kriwol and digital artist Markos Kay that depicts people in the context of everyday life through their circulatory systems. The project highlights the fragility and vitality of the human body juxtaposed against the backdrop of urban architecture.

Human's cicualtory system in front of a burger and a coke

Read the full article here.

Vote Yes

Vote Yes – Anti gay leaflets in bread packaging
Bihor, Romania – October 2018

A referendum will take place in Romania on 6 and 7 October 2018 about whether to change the definition of the family as provided by Article 48 of the Romanian Constitution, to constitutionally prohibit same-sex marriage.

vote yes leaflet in a bread packaging
Photo by Florin Iaru

The referendum follows a citizens’ initiative launched by Coaliția pentru Familie (the Coalition for Family) in late 2015, which gathered over three million signatures in support of the referendum, substantially more than the 500,000 required to initiate a constitutional amendment referendum.[…]

“The Government allotted on Tuesday, September 18, EUR 35.2 million for organizing the referendum to change the definition of family in Romania’s Constitution.” [source]

This referendum is a shameless exercise of political opportunism.