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About Claudia Horwitz

Claudia Horwitz founded stone circles at The Stone House in 1995 to strengthen and sustain people working for transformation and justice. She is the author of “The Spiritual Activist: Practices to Transform Your Life, Your Work, and Your World” and serves as a teacher, trainer and commentator on spiritual activism. 

Articles by Claudia Horwitz

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Rosemary Bechler is a mainsite editor of openDemocracy

Constitutional conventions: best practice

We’ve been down this road before

A powerful new video shows how immigrants have been scapegoated throughout US history (4 minutes). 

Why mindfulness matters now

I didn’t learn how to cross lines of difference when I was younger. Maybe you didn’t either, but we can all learn it now.  

The true miracle of Óscar Romero

The memory of martyrs is exalted, but to what purpose?

What are white folks to do? From Trayvon Martin to Michael Brown

In the wake of the Ferguson verdict I feel a swirling cocktail of grief, anger and outrage, but nothing I'm feeling compares to what people of color are experiencing.  

Why we need radical love to create change

Living on an isolated island with my dog, it was a departure to find myself with 4,000 other LGBTQ people at the Creating Change conference. From Laverne Cox's opening speech to my yoga workshop, I learned that love is central to queer liberation.

What are white folks to do? Some thoughts on the Trayvon Martin case

Amid the outpuring of protest and opinion around the George Zimmerman case it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Here are some steps for white anti-racist allies to transform feelings into action.

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