Tag Archives: community

Chris Hedges, On Contact: Cornel West on America’s Existential Crisis

ON THE RT SHOW THIS WEEK, CHRIS HEDGES TALKS TO MORAL PHILOSOPHER, DR. CORNEL WEST, ABOUT WHAT WE CAN LEARN ABOUT AMERICA’S EXISTENTIAL CRISIS AFTER WITNESSING ENRAGED SUPPORTERS OF DONALD TRUMP STORMING THE CAPITOL

Pluralism vs. Authoritarianism: Gar Alperovitz with Laura Flanders

From the gloom and crises of today Alperovitz sees a new pluralistic egalitarian economy emerging.

Where Movements Meet: Black Lives Matter Organizers Visit #NoDAPL

One of the most important things I did there was listen. I learned an incredible amount in a short period of time, mostly through storytelling. I listened to stories from Native youth about their everyday lives — growing up on reservations and small towns and big cities across the country. I learned about ancestral histories and the many conflicts that Indigenous Nations set aside to come together to protect the water, and that this is the largest gathering of Indigenous Nations since 1973.

Join the Anti-Oppression Olympics

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Here’s What To Do During War, Maxine Hong Kingston

Children, everybody, here’s what to do during war: In a time of destruction, create something. A poem. A parade. A community. A school. A vow. A moral principle. One peaceful moment. Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS AND ACTION ALERTS click on the tab at the top of the page […]

Frances Moore Lappe> Could Our Deepest Fears Hold the Key to Ending Violence?

Feelings of fear and powerlessness are driving the cycle of violence that surrounds us. To change that, we need to recognize that we need each other to thrive as individuals. by Frances Moore Lappé  posted Apr 18, 2013  yesmagazine.org Photo by Paul Nicholson. In his book Violence, psychologist James Gilligan asked a Massachusetts prison inmate, “What do you want […]

Northside Project: Dennis

Northside Project: Dennis Uploaded by UpTakeVideo on Aug 19, 2011 Dennis and Deborah are like a lot of Minnesotans. They have put in decades of hard work at their jobs, pay their taxes and rarely ask for help—until now. On May 22nd a tornado that devastated Minneapolis on the north side destroyed their home. Their family of seven […]

Comments to Attorney General Eric Holder

Had I been able to address Attorney General Eric Holder when he was here on May 27th, here is what I could have said.  –Sue Ann Martinson Comments to Eric Holder:  Perhaps you do not understand who we are.  Perhaps you do not understand the loving community of antiwar activists that surrounds these women and […]