Category «Politics»

What actions are you taking?

What are you doing to turn the world around? How are you stretching yourself to create the more beautiful world our hearts know is possible? Since the election, I’ve given money to a few organizations (go ACLU!), and my wife and I have committed to getting solar energy installed. I’ve also committed to bridging the …

Agitated, Depressed… Transforming

I’ve been super-agitated since the election happened. Waking up at 3 in the morning with political arguments already in progress in my brain. Trying to solve the world. So, I think, maybe now’s a good time to drink less coffee. With that, I find I’m not agitated any more, just depressed. I look forward to …

My Redistribution Agenda

Political prioritization post: We really need to get on a workable plan for redistributing wealth, and find ways to talk about it that rural America can get behind. There’s a notion in the country that traditional working-class Americans have been subsidizing the urban poor. It’s not true, we’ve all been subsidizing the 1%, but we …

The Democrats’ Choice

There’s a lot of ink out there about how Clinton was a status-quo candidate in a Change year, and how this was a bad choice, etc. But I’m curious about this – what made this a change year? What were the factors that made that the “mood of the electorate”, and how & when could …