activism

activism

By Parker J. Palmer October 15, 2014

More than 50 years ago, Thomas Merton warned that the pressure of modern life might distract us from the wisdom that makes work fruitful.

May 07, 2012

A Twitterscript recap of our interview with the man who is trying to preserve the last quiet places.

December 08, 2011

Born on this day during World War II, student activist Mario Savio delivered his now-famous “bodies upon the gears” speech on the steps of Sproul Hall at the University of California, Berkeley in 1964. A remembrance of Mario SavioIt was considered a clarion call of the Free Speech Movement:

November 03, 2011

A two-minute follow-up video in which an activist of 70 years challenges the 99% movement not to just "expose the enemy" but to become the solution by reinventing society, work, education, and culture.

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October 14, 2011

Boggs offers a historical, sideways approach to OWS and provides a long view of constant questioning. Not only does she think on the grand, larger scale of social values, but she also is embedded, rooted and dedicated to a place — the city of Detroit.

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April 13, 2011

The portions for the Last Supper seem to be expanding.