We're immersed in one of the most dynamic
periods of public protest ever recorded, so let’s seize the day.
myth of prophecy is central to the success of authoritarian politics.
politics of the future must embrace all that makes us human: our anger, our
pain, our joy and our love.
The furor over Pepsi's fake protest ad resurfaces questions around the Ford Foundation president's decision to join their board. (Originally published
December 5 2016).
Who cares about a bunch of queers flogging each other when
there’s a migrant crisis and article 50 has been triggered? We do.
As Sweet Honey in the
Rock’s sign language interpreter, Shirley Childress dedicated her life to deaf
Governments welcome violent protests and know how to deal
with them. It’s a lesson the anti-Trump movement should remember.
immigrants is vital work, but what happens when the police arrive at your door?
There are hundreds of ways to stay upright and human in trying times—here’s a selection.
A powerful new video shows how immigrants have
been scapegoated throughout US history (4 minutes).
We must not give up on
revolutionary optimism. It may get us some important concessions from neo-liberalism—and
possibly much, much more.
How can people who spend their
lives discussing politics sometimes be so out of touch? Español
Having lots of people with lots of voices isn’t a
weakness—it’s a strength.
What could end the cycle of mutual ignorance, resentment,
and anger in politics?
be just as powerful and militant as violence, and it works.
Trump supporters only increases our already dangerous polarization. Here’s how
to really listen and find compassion.
Celebrating a stellar example of how to say no to the warmongers and yes to life itself.
Like an aged babysitter who has forgotten
herself for a moment and decided to join the kids, Theresa May now identifies
Donald Trump as her closest ally.
The language of violence pervades our discourse,
even when we’re not talking about war.
Play isn’t the
opposite of work—it’s vital for social transformation.
If we can't find joy in our work for peace and
social justice, what's the point?
Speaking with both honesty and care
can transform a conflict in unexpected ways.
The refugee community in Minnesota is a big target
for bigotry, but they have a plan.
critical need for genuine fact cannot be overstated.
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.
Unless life is uncomfortable, there’s no room for transformation.
Despite the influence of capitalism on its practice, yoga can strengthen
resistance and movement-building.
The cyber-world collapses the distance between the spectator and the
scene of brutality, but does this encourage voyeurism or solidarity?
action works best when you stay nonviolent and study the terrain on which you’re
picks no sides—it merely fills the gaps left by broken communication.
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How do we build bridges between people who could be allies for radical
change but who view each other with anger and suspicion?
In ordinary times, progressives might get away with casual
images of their political opponents, but these are not ordinary times.
we want to beat Donald Trump, Nigel Farage and their ilk we need new stories, and fast.
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