Vox Populi

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Frida Berrigan: “We Get to Live in the Mayor’s House!”

Running for Office in the Age of Donald Trump and Climate Change

February 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

Kazu Haga: Why we need to move closer to King’s understanding of nonviolence

When we use nonviolence to confront violence and injustice, we are not disturbing the peace, we are disturbing complacency. We are disturbing the normalization of violence.

February 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

Patricia A. Nugent: Dangerous

“I think your conclusion is very dangerous,” he chided. I’ve never been accused of dangerous thinking before. Obsessive, maybe, but never dangerous. Especially by someone I respect as much as … Continue reading

July 3, 2018 · 7 Comments

Sarah Freeman-Woolpert: Amid opioid epidemic, ‘recovery activists’ shape a powerful grassroots movement

Almost a decade after beginning his recovery from heroin addiction, Brett Bramble is undertaking a new challenge. Accompanied by his dog Domino and a small group of fellow activists, Bramble … Continue reading

March 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Robert Gibb: The Culture Wars

“The Ten Commandments is based on what this country was made of.” This from one of the protestors, unhappy the Mosaic tablets are gone this year from the courthouse lawn … Continue reading

November 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

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