The Busy Beaver Button Company and Women’s March Chicago: “We need to help people express themselves”

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Dave Hoekstra previews the upcoming Women’s March Chicago with representative Claire Shingler and the Busy Beaver Button Company’s Joel Carter and Denise Gibson.  They discuss the business of buttons as a means of expression and the history of protest and political buttons in the US, Shingler talks about this year’s march and the focus on action in the voting booth as a means of change, and more. Busy Beaver is holding a button-making party for the Women’s Match on Monday 1/15 at 3pm.