Category Social Change
“One of the great liabilities of life is that all too many people find themselves living amid a great period of social change, and yet they fail to develop the new attitudes, the new mental responses, that the new situation demands. They end up sleeping through a revolution.
Democracy fatigue and how to fight it: Henry Giroux on life in the age of Trump: DeVega interviews Giroux
“Neoliberal fascism and Trumpism are a form of fascist politics that basically wears its own racism and modes of exploitation and humiliation as a badge of honor.”
“We are investing too much money in incarceration-based policing and not enough money in community-based safety.”
“On Thursday, the House passed a resolution that would reassert Congress’s constitutional, and long-neglected, power to start and end wars. The resolution faces an uphill battle in the Senate, and this is where progressives should place their energy.”
Recently, the United Nations issued a report predicting that climate change would exacerbate a growing gap between the rich and poor globally, and protests across the world are clear evidence that current political systems are failing large numbers of people. And that means uprisings are bound to continue. Protesters, medical professionals and political opponents demand the […]
“These movements of resistance represent a reaction to the multiple abuses produced by a mix of political authoritarianism and neoliberalism marked by cruel predatory policies, a disdain for human rights, and fascist claims to ultra-nationalism and social cleansing.”
Something is happening here. But what? And why now? In the last 12 weeks, protests have spanned five continents—most of the planet
The uprising includes trade unions and student, feminist, and environmentalist groups. They are calling for a reversal of neoliberal capitalism and a new government.
How to Displace the Great Replacement It Really Does Boil Down to Us Versus Them Posted by John Feffer Tom Dispatch October 20, 2019. Here’s a simple, if grim, reality: we are living in an ever more extreme world, as the residents of significant parts of California undoubtedly realized recently when the electricity went off amid ever increasing […]
This week on On Contact with Chris Hedges, Dr. Margaret Flowers and attorney Kevin Zeese speak about social transformation and building a culture of resistance. By Chris Hedges RT October 13, 2019 | RESISTANCE REPORT Chris Hedges and Margaret Flowers at the Bank of America protest in New York City, April 2011. By Kelly Locker. They […]
“It is our sacred duty to rebel in order to protect our homes, our future, and the future of all life on Earth,” Extinction Rebellion writes.
Campaign Nonviolence: Working for a new culture of nonviolence free from war, racism, poverty and environmental destruction, by John Dear
We can change the world if we organize in grassroots movements of resistance and social transformation.
You’ve Got to See These Inspiring Photos to Understand the Scale of Today’s Global Climate Strikes, Mother Jones
We Are All Connected!
True anyhow no matter how many
Liars use those words.
…the walls that separate those who are hungry for an egalitarian world are thinner than they imagine.
We’ve studied every mass shooting since 1966 and found similarities that can help prevent future attacks.
Alternative economy with community health and wealth building
The Antiwar Movement No One Can See: Will It Put a Crimp in the War on Terror? By Allegra Harpootlian
What if there’s an antiwar movement growing right under our noses and we just haven’t noticed?
Articles about divestment from fossil fuel companies and from weapons manufacturers.