We Knew This Was Coming. Now What Do We Do?

Last night at the Interfaith Panel, one question from the audience chilled the room. “I just got a notice on my phone that the US has launched a missile attack on Syria. What do we do?”  When the question was read to the audience, you could hear tears, one of the panelists buried his head in…

Getting Organized to Build Power: How You Can Help

We have over 250 people planning to attend the Interfaith Panel this Thursday evening…to listen. We have 30 people planning to attend tonight’s critical Community Organizing Action Meeting to chart Retake strategies for the next six months. Listening is good. Acting is better. Can you spare 2 hours tonight to be part of the conversation? 5:30-7:30…

Eroding Commitment to Democracy & Emerging Fascism

This post describes a terrifying GOP legislative agenda and parallels between 2017 and Germany in the 30s. But it also describes a counterforce developing in tens of thousands of grassroots resistance groups across America. And we are going to lose some battles, but as the brilliant closing video speech illustrates, perhaps today’s darkness is a…

A Very Strange & Troubling Time

This was originally posted the morning after the election. It has been read more than any post ever. Two airborne visitors, an owl and a hawk, arrived; the owl the day before the election and the hawk this morning. Both stared right at me. I think they were telling me what is next.