Category Archives: Politics & Activism

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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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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