Americans demonstrably value community—and we realize that our economy isn’t oriented in a way that enables community to thrive.
George Orwell, the Buddha, and neuropsychologists all seem to be sharing the same Noble Truth about our economic and social structures.
As I read The True Believer, it struck me: I’m reading a book about the unilevel disintegration of TPD’s Level II. And this fits pretty well with my experience working in movements.
The Democratic Socialists of America has always been a safe space for people to grow politically. It’s time to push back against some bullies who didn’t get that memo when they joined.
John Galt is a fictional character. Karl Marx was real.
I’ve been published in the Summer 2017 issue of Democratic Left. Continue reading Published: Book Reviews for Building a Strategically Magnanimous Left
In which I explore evidence that—as I suspected!—I’m not the only DSA member who might get something out of the Theory of Positive Disintegration.
I’ve been published in the May 2017 issue of In These Times. Continue reading Published: In These Times Up For Debate
I’ve been published in the Spring 2017 issue of Democratic Left. Continue reading Published: My Interview With Bernie Campaign Leader
Millennials, including those who don’t much love Hillary Clinton, do celebrate the nomination of a woman to be president, and can learn from the women who fought to pave the way. Continue reading A Moment for Empathy Across Generations
Progressives don’t know their cultural history, while the Right Wing has capitalized the power of idealism. Continue reading This Pie is Not in the Sky: How Idealism Moves Reality
Remember when Senator McCain said during his campaign that “the fundamentals of our economy are strong?” It was regarded as a huge blunder because the electorate had come to see that, in fact, the problem may well be rooted in those very fundamentals. Continue reading Why Socialism, Part 1: Perspective at 30,000 Feet