Perhaps a new song--one more akin to a spiritual cry for justice, rather than a guttural grunge anthem--has begun to been sung. Instead of, "here we are now, entertain us," the chorus beckons for a equality and democracy.
Beginning this weekend on August 20th and running for 2 weeks through September 3rd, thousands of people will gather in Washington DC for Stop the Pipeline! and at the forefront is Terry Tempest Williams.
As we recognize the many connections among our various "issues," I am convinced that a new kind of climate movement will emerge, one that is larger, deeper and more powerful than anything we have seen yet.
As a wave of anti-union bills are introduced across the country following the wake of Wall Street financial crisis, many analysts are picking up on the theory of award-winning journalist and author Naomi Klein.
When it was announced that the TED enterprise -- which features global conferences with idea innovators and change agents -- was gearing up to present a TEDwomen conference, there was immediate push back.
When Obama's agenda began to peter out under the weight of Republican obstructionism and his own tendency to play it safe, it was the Democratic base that worked the hardest trying to prevent him from falling.
It's frightening to consider the implications of Simpson's reaction - the fierceness, the ideological drive, and the closed-mindedness. Remember, his Commission has been entrusted with determining your financial future.