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Apart and Together: Accepting our Vulnerability to Consume Less

Apart and Together: Accepting our Vulnerability to Consume Less
August 25 / 2020

This is the 6th piece in a series I named “Apart and Together” to capture the paradoxical reality of the pandemic we are part of: we are being asked to be apart from each other, physically, in the most elemental ways that we are, even as our species’ fate is …

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 …