Today’s feature piece is on prison life, life that is bad in government-owned prisons, but far worse in private prisons. We cite Just Mercy: A Story of Justice & Redemption and offer a moving video from women “Lifers” in Munch… Read More ›
New Georgia Text, Phone Bank Options & More Encouraging News, Plus Soledad Inmates Pool $.08/Hour to Subsidize Sy’s Education
A brief post today with a really important message from a high security prison in California. This isn’t just a feel-good story to start the year, it has a good deal to say about US incarceration, private prisons and alternatives… Read More ›
Supreme Court a Tool for the Wealthy Since 1785 & How to Fix It, with Important Implications for the Great US Divide
We use two articles from The Nation and a piece from Heather Cox Richardson to examine how for 250 years the Supreme Court has served the 1% & how this perversion of democracy can be fixed, plus updates from Georgia… Read More ›
Originally posted soon after the election, we keep this post on the home page as it outlines how Retake Our Democracy has been formed and how its Action Teams will engage, educate, and activate our communities.
In this post, an Obama staffer makes the same point I made yesterday about the need for Sunday turning into a sustained movement. Also video from the Santa Fe march; a link to It Can’t Happen Here, a scary comparison between… Read More ›
The blog describes a guide for resisting the Trump agenda that has gone viral, an insightful article about depression, anxiety and the most healthy reaction to Trump’s election, an update on Verde and Somos Un Pueblo Unido (both good news–we… Read More ›