Listening, learning, and discovering shared purpose.
What Can Change When We Learn to See Each Other
by Akaya Windwoodposted Aug 01, 2012
- Here’s my invitation to you: Let’s take a month and intentionally notice those we would normally not see. Let’s interrupt old patterns of not looking into the eyes of “those people”—whoever they are to you.
Syria: Lamp in the Storm
by Michael Naglerposted Jul 30, 2012
- How can we can create the right vision to support indigenous nonviolence and unarmed civilian peacekeeping?
Redefining Radical: Catholic Nuns Vs. the Vatican
by Mark Englerposted Jun 14, 2012
- Chastised for sticking up for social justice, a group of nuns is pushing back against the Vatican.
World to Wisconsin: We’re With You
posted Jun 05, 2012
- Activists around the world sent statements of solidarity to Wisconsin's protesters.
Street Credibility: Homeless Protesters Fight For Recognition
by Claudia Roweposted Jun 05, 2012
- Do corporations have an obligation to help the poor in their communities? These unconventional occupiers think so.
“You Have My Permission to Wear a Hoodie Every Day”
by Rasha Hamidposted May 07, 2012
- In the wake of Trayvon Martin’s death, what advice should a mother give to her young, brown son? Rasha Hamid pondered that question, and wrote this poem to her son Jibreel.
May Day and the Revolution of Everyday Life
by Marina Sitrinposted May 02, 2012
- Marina Sitrin offers her take on the May Day actions in New York.
Occupy, the 99% Spring, and the New Age of Direct Action
by Mark Englerposted Apr 23, 2012
- Collaboration or cooptation? Expansion or dilution? Mark Engler on what to make of the 99% Spring.
Practical Compassion: An Interview with Karen Armstrong
by Heidi Bruceposted Apr 12, 2012
- The historian has helped world religions unite behind a single principle. But can a worldwide charter for compassion become more than just a nice idea?
Israelis and Iranians Feel the Love
posted Apr 11, 2012
- As their leaders talk violence, some residents of Israel and Iran are reaching out to each other directly with a promise of peace.
Can Restorative Justice Stop the Schoolhouse-to-Jailhouse Pipeline?
by Jeremy Adam Smithposted Apr 09, 2012
- What San Francisco schools are learning from their experiments with alternatives to punitive punishments.
Occupy 2.0: The Great Turning
by Michael Naglerposted Apr 05, 2012
- Michael Nagler on building a movement to build a new reality.
Eyes on the Prize: MLK’s Lessons for Occupy
by Valerie Schloredtposted Apr 04, 2012
- At the time of his death, Martin Luther King Jr. was planning a campaign around economic injustice—including a mass encampment of poor people in Washington, D.C.
Stand Your Ground to Stop the Violence
by Sarah van Gelderposted Mar 27, 2012
- What can be done to stop needless violence like the killing of Trayvon Martin?
Bring On the Next American Revolution
by Larry Gabrielposted Mar 20, 2012
- Book Review: At 96, Grace Boggs gives us a new handbook for transformation—from victims to empowered citizens.