Hammerhearts

16266226_10207828632787908_7932847445442645697_nOn Saturday January 21st I went down to the Women’s March on Washington: Toronto. Like most people, I did not really know what to expect. As soon as I got on the subway near my house, roughly ten stops away,  I was surrounded by a packed crowd of would protesters holding anti-Trump placards. This a was sure sign the rally was going to be big. The estimates for the Toronto march ranged from 15,000 – to 60,000. In all honesty it was hard to tell when you were in the thick of it, but by recent Toronto protest standards, it was big (I can think of only three Toronto protests in the last 20 years that are even comparable: the Tamil protest in 2009, the G20 rally in 2010 and the Iraq war demos in 2003).

As soon as I arrived I found the Fight for $15 and Fairness table. They…

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