Articles by Mary DeMocker
Look for my Covid parents guide – coming soon!
Hello dear ones, Remember last time I wrote, when I was an empty-nester battling climate deniers on radio call-in shows? Well, that’s so week-before-last. Check out my nest now.
Re-imagining Earth Day 2020 — While Adjusting to a Global Pandemic
I hope today finds you well, your loved ones safe, and your community caring for every member. As we each hunker down with our “Corona Crew” – the small group of people we’re not distancing ourselves from — it seems like a good time to give everybody, including...
My Very Own Super Tuesday
I'm writing on Super Tuesday, two weeks after my very own Super Tuesday 2/20/2020. I’d started that day feeling low, sure that my multiple interviews and pitches with big venues were DOA. My pathetic revolution and I were washed up. Then, a Google alert. The...
Why I’ll Probably Be at Peace on My Deathbed
February Greetings! This time of year, the holiday sparkle’s gone, the bills are due, but spring cherries are still only a far-off dream. I've long called this heart-of-winter moment the “killing season,” and advise offering extra love to ourselves, our beloveds --...
3 Tips for Rejuvenation and Revolution this Holiday Season
It’s time to gather with loved ones, bond over copious amounts of sugar, and plot revolution for 2020! Here are 3 tips for ramping up revolution this holiday season, the last one before we elect our next president. Let’s use this time to reconnect and recharge, so we...
5 Tips For Gift Giving
5 Tips for Gift Giving when the World’s on Fire- Downloadable poster
3 Easy Ways to Support the Young People We Love
When I recently asked 14-year-old strike organizer Maia Stout from Newport, Oregon, “What’s the most important thing adults can do to support young climate activists?”, her answer was swift — and surprised me.
Sue the Grown-Ups!
When 60 fifth-graders found out about kids suing the government for wrecking the planet, they leapt in to help. Here’s the extraordinary thing that happened next.
Amplify Youth Voices
No one has more right to demand climate justice than children, who will be around longer than us, confronting the climate beast we’ve unleashed. Here’s how to help them speak up for themselves.