Friends, please don’t make the mistake of thinking that Trump’s seemingly random and ill-informed actions are not part of President Bannon’s strategy. They’ll bleed the public of money, culture, education, health, and community. They’ll sow chaos and violence. And they’ll beef up institutions that can enforce their coup: police & military. This is trulyÂ disturbing to …Continue reading "No more innocent liberal surprise."
Bayard Rustinâ€™s call for civil disobedience and direct action tells us that â€œthe only weapon we have is our bodies and we have to tuck them in places so wheels donâ€™t turn.â€ Even if it thatâ€™s not your jam, everyone has a role in creating a society where we divest from things that punish and invest in real community-based measures that keep us safe. It will take community organizers, cultural workers, farmers, caretakers and builders. Now is the time to go big; we have everything to gain.
â€“ Charlene Carruthers