Category Archives: Politics & Activism

The Morning Mixtape: Direct Action

This morning on my show I talked about the importance of direct action, and gave both local and national examples. We don’t need to wait for anyone to save us. We can do it ourselves.

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Retire? Probably not

I probably won’t be able to retire. Neither will almost anyone else I know. When did we give up on our quality of life? I’d be interested in starting an on-air series to talk about this if anyone wants to … Continue reading

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The Morning Mixtape: Who Cares About The Homeless?

The new coat that doubles as a sleeping bag is all the rage on social media. Behind it lies the truth that we could feed and house everyone if we wanted to. We just don’t want to.

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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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Building a new world, one community at a time

I believe that our best hope lies in building new systems at the community level. Yes, we should fight the big national and global fights, but if we want to do anything other than paint the same battleship a different … Continue reading

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Nuance And Morality

Someone challenged me on my nuanced view of Castro, saying “history is complicated but it is not hard, neither is taking a moral stand.” I think taking a moral stand is very hard, especially living where I do, in the … Continue reading

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