Category Archives: Protest

Tyrannis Non Grata

Citizen machinery in action. We know the risks; we see them firsthand every day, with much darker shadows on the road ahead. It makes sense to focus one’s energies on an achievable set of actions. This is one such effort, … Continue reading

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Jet City Rockin’

Seattle is putting it’s money where its democracy is: out in public. Too bad the president won’t do the same.  

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This Is How We Do

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Legitimate Allegiance

Perhaps too rarely, advocates manage to link the climate conundrum with one of the most powerful civic narratives, patriotism (which, as we know, is intensely dangerous in the wrong hands—and it’s often in the wrong hands). When it works, it’s … Continue reading

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Setting the Stage for Change

Far-reaching freelancer Lindsey Beyerstein (late of Majikthise, HuffPo, InTheseTimes, and more, now commenting at her Facebook page), makes a great point: Lindsay Beyerstein Yesterday at 10:51am · The Women’s March dwarfed the Taxpayer’s March on Washington, which marked the Tea Party’s … Continue reading

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Yes! Let’s!

For why, see my previous post. Via FB on 1/21/17.

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We Are a Civic Tide

Today, well over a million people around the globe are marching to show their resistance to the ascent of a new American demagogue. The dynamics of this moment are complex, with roots that run deep in American history, and the history of … Continue reading

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