This Week’s Actions & A Look Back at a Week of Important Blogs

I can’t recall five more important blogs in a single week. What’s more, all but one has an entirely national focus and so would be relevant to any and all friends and family. I’d highly encourage sharing. Also today, a call to action for the Ranked Choice Voting hearing on Tuesday. At the end of…

A Path to Sustainable Justice: Connecting the Dots of Oppression

Building on Thanksgiving’s blog, today we point to evidence that a fundamental challenge to the status quo is building on several fronts: Occupy, Black Lives Matter, Standing Rock, and #Metoo are movement that are not questioning isolated injustices but the far more important systemic injustices that are the inevitable consequence of colonialism, racism, capitalism and…

Thoughts on Thanksgiving

Is it possible to introduce controversial, but worthwhile discussion at Thanksgiving without violating family norms? Can a delicate balance be found between tossing out fire bombs that educate no one, but ruin the turkey, introducing a thoughtful, non-judgmental conversation or being silent? If we are to achieve a true democracy it will require civil exchange…