Category Archives: Politics & Activism

The Morning Mixtape: Rice Krispies Radicals

Generally speaking I don’t tell people how to protest, but buying Kellogg’s products is not protest. Here’s why.

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A song for Mumia Abu-Jamal

17 years ago, my friend David and I made a hip-hop track to support political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal. We called our band Buddha Mind. This, our only single, is “Freedom of Speech.”

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AUDIO: I’m so tired of all of this

This morning on The Morning Mixtape, I’m struggling to be upbeat in light of the hatred on display every day in our world. Here’s some audio from the show.

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POEM: in a Thai restaurant after the vigil

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Two bulldozers with one stone: altering my activism

I’ve been thinking recently about the types of activism I’ve been involved in over the past 25 years. For the most part I gravitate toward social and economic justice issues, and anti-war work. I’ve done very little, if any, environmental … Continue reading

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The Narrowness Of Our Thinking, or, A Message To Zort 137

The Narrowness Of Our Thinking, or, A Message To Zort 137 As I, like you, surf the waves of this interminable election season, I am once again disappointed at the relative nearness of the horizon for which even the most … Continue reading

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