Feeling Powerless

Feeling Powerless

Brexit. Trump. The West Roxbury Lateral Pipeline. Israel/Palestine. Gun control. Orlando. Orlando. Orlando. As it does often enough, it feels like the world is swallowing itself. And there’s one thing I’ve noticed in what people are saying about what’s going on...
Collectivity – Part One

Collectivity – Part One

Lately I’ve been worshipping at the church of Ian White Maher. Are y’all listening to his weekly meditations? Wow, he is woke! In a recent offering, “A peculiar courage,” Ian hones in on the “spiritual but not religious” and nails it on the limitations of that...
Do YOUR Thing. And Stop Fighting.

Do YOUR Thing. And Stop Fighting.

Sometimes someone puts out an idea and you just want to hug them! I want to hug Daniel Hunter.  Last week, I got on a call to listen to Daniel talk about different roles we need to create movements. I want to hug him even though what he said isn’t his idea. Still,...
Imagining Futures

Imagining Futures

“Without new visions, we don’t know what to build, only what to knock down. We not only end up confused, rudderless, and cynical, but we forget that making a revolution is not a series of clever maneuvers and tactics, but a process that can and must transform us.”...
We’ve Already Won

We’ve Already Won

Listen friends: What a time to be alive! What a time to be alive! The revolution has come What a time to be alive! What a time to be alive! When we stand up, we’ve already won. People all over the world are standin’ up sayin’ “We ain’t goin’ take it no more.”...
Off the Grid

Off the Grid

For the first time in four days, I expect to venture out to the grocery store this afternoon. I’ve been seriously snowed in. Here in the West Elks Range of the Rocky Mountains, we’ve had more snow than any past ten winters and more is on the way tomorrow....