Racism

Under the category ‘intersectional feminism‘ I would like to write about all forms of oppression. Starting that category, I wrote something about intersectional feminism in general. After that it was time to write something about the general forms of oppression within intersectional feminism. The first subject I wrote about was ableism. Now it’s time to cover another category: racism.

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I’m quitting the monthly news flashes

For over two years now, I’ve been writing news flashes. At first weekly, but after 5 weeks that changed to a monthly news flash. I wanted to do something against the negativity that comes with mainstream news, which makes a lot of people feel powerless. But after two years I’ve re-evaluated and I have decided to quit, just before 2023 starts. I’m quitting the monthly news flashes. In this final post of the series I want to explain why.

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Documentary: Knock Down the House

Unfortunately, in 2022, women are still underrepresented in politics worldwide. Of course the numbers differ strongly per country, but when I look at my own country I am still very disappointed. In the House of Representatives in the Netherlands (‘de Tweede Kamer’), we currently have 57 women. That’s 38%, because there are 150 seats. Therefore, we need hope. That’s why today I am sharing the documentary: Knock Down the House.

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Why sport fishing is unethical

Some time ago I already wrote more about the ethical reasons against fish consumption. That’s all about eating fish or fish products. Today I want to talk about another way in which people abuse fish for no good reason: sport fishing. Maybe it’s a bit obvious that I am against it, as I am vegan and don’t approve eating fish. However, I think it’s always good to explain more about veganism. So, today I’ll tell you why sport fishing is unethical.

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DIY 2 ingredient air freshener

Since a few years I’ve been making my own air freshener. It’s easy to make, cheap and sustainable. This past week I already shared the recipe on Instagram in a reel. That reel was extremely popular, but I realized I had never shared the recipe on this blog before. But today is the day! Here’s a recipe for a DIY 2 ingredient air freshener.

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Je Geld of Je Leven

Now that I have a full-time job, I have more money than I ever had in my life. I am so privileged that I have a stable income. In this phase of life, most people use that money to buy expensive things for themselves, a car, a house, phones, etc. Most people adapt their lifestyle to their salary. Today I want to tell you about a book that may inspire you to make different choices than most people. Today I want to tell you about the book Je Geld of Je Leven, written by Hanneke van Veen and Rob van Eeden.

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News & Personal Impact | October 2022

Mainstream news in The Netherlands is depressing. It has to be shocking, sensational and topical. This way news gets negative and people feel like the world around them is changing for the worse. They lose trust and feel powerless. Yet, sciences proves it over and over again: the world is getting better every day for humans. And so, I share 7 news-article once a month in these posts. A mix of positive and bad news, but mostly positive, to make sure that positive news has the upper-hand. Along, I share a practical tip on what you can do to change that news. This could be a lifestyle change, a petition to sign or a campaign to support, anything. To make you feel in power, because we are! This way you’ll know about the positive news, how to keep it that way, the negative news and how to change that!

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Adopting/Fostering Children

This post is quite personal. And while writing this down, I feel quite vulnerable. I don’t know why that is so, since I’ve shared my plans for the future a few times before already. In this letter to my future self I wrote down that I want to be a foster parent, so today’s post is not new. However, I have learned a lot about especially adoption the past years and so I want to share what I know, because I feel like adoption can be harmful if it’s not done right. Here’s what I know about adopting/fostering children. And alongside I will share my personal plans with that.

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Why biomass is not a sustainable fuel

This title that I wrote is pretty controversial, because it needs some nuance. And I’ll give that in a minute, I promise. But overall, I dare to say that my personal opinion on biomass is that it’s not a sustainable fuel. In my ideal world we’d need very little to no fuel created by biomass. Today I want to tell you how I came to that conclusion. Here’s why biomass is not a sustainable fuel.

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The Best Vegan Milk and Butter

Within this category of the best vegan product list I have written some posts already. I wrote about meat, fish, cheese & eggs. These foods have a wide range of products in them. That’s why I chose to share which products I like best. The category of today is quite different, within this category you can’t pick wrong. But still, I think it’s important to share. Here’s which products I consider the best vegan milk and butter.

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