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Miki's Blog

Apart and Together: Restoring Dignity and Meaning to Work and Separating it from Sustainability

Apart and Together: Restoring Dignity and Meaning to Work and Separating it from Sustainability
July 23 / 2020

As a child, I was always struck, when reading 19th century novels, by figures about annual amounts of money given to people. I couldn’t figure out, even taking into account insane inflation rates, how it would have been possible for anyone to subsist on those amounts. …

Apart and Together: Finding Systemic Solutions to Systemic Problems

Apart and Together: Finding Systemic Solutions to Systemic Problems
July 18 / 2020

One of the ways I see the Coronavirus as having brought to us some new possibilities in the midst of a growing crisis is that it calls into question one of the deepest and most pervasive narratives of modern life under liberal democracy-style capitalism: that every problem originates in an …

King’s Two Messages: Soul Force in Times of Social Unrest

King's Two Messages: Soul Force in Times of Social Unrest
June 30 / 2020

“I contend that the cry of Black Power is, at bottom, a reaction to the reluctance of white power to make the kind of changes necessary to make justice a reality for the Negro. I think we have to see that a riot is the language of the unheard.” – …

The Future of Social Justice Education: A Liberation Perspective

The Future of Social Justice Education: A Liberation Perspective
June 8 / 2020 A guest post by Victor Lee Lewis

My approach to personal growth, healing, group learning, and activism is grounded in a general systems theory perspective. One of my guides for this approach is r. buckminster fuller. From reading his essays and major works, and sitting in his lectures, I came …

Apart and Together: Grounding in Interconnection and Solidarity

Apart and Together: Grounding in Interconnection and Solidarity
June 3 / 2020

Spiritual traditions the world over, covering the entire range from Indigenous perspectives to monotheistic religions, teach us about oneness, about how we are all part of one interconnected web of life. There’s nothing like the Coronavirus, and the pandemic that we are now living in, to make this lesson much …