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Increasing Prospects for Collaboration Even before Starting

Increasing Prospects for Collaboration Even before Starting

I’ve been in the collaboration “business” for about 20 years now, working on all levels, from the most internal inner conflicts, to the most ambitious efforts to create at least a model of what local to global collaboration could look like. Up until the last few years, the bulk of …

Matching Resources to Needs: Learning to Receive through Participating in “Money Piles”

Matching Resources to Needs: Learning to Receive through Participating in “Money Piles”

Embracing the consciousness of togetherness, of caring for the whole, of interdependence, is immensely challenging in cultures that are not based on these values, regardless of where we are positioned on the power map of the world. Most especially, I find that those of us living in modern settings are …

Moving from Fault to Cause: Looking for Systemic Solutions to White Supremacy

Moving from Fault to Cause: Looking for Systemic Solutions to White Supremacy

The recent events in Charlottesville have brought even more attention and public conversation to the growing phenomenon of visible, explicit calls for white supremacy. Much of what I have since read and heard is horror and disgust at what has happened, and an intense inquiry about what can be done …

Why Patriarchy Is Not about Men

Why Patriarchy Is Not about Men

In response to my recent newsletter, which I named “Tenderness, Vulnerability, and Mourning as a Response to Patriarchy”, I received two comments from men that led me to choose to write this piece. In two very different ways they pointed me to the reality that the word patriarchy is used …