By Yonit Friedman
Since the first, nausea-inducing moments after Trump’s election, I’ve been struggling with the advice many experienced and trustworthy activists have given me. Don’t try and fix everything, they suggested. It’s impossible, and it’s a guaranteed way to burn out. They’ve advised me to pick a single cause, focus my energies on that, and trust that others will do the same for other causes. While I see the wisdom in this approach, it feels damn near impossible in practice. The entire world is burning, both literally and metaphorically. How am I supposed to focus on just putting out one fire?
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