As the wealthy bankers are propped up and subsidized by the government, everyday working people who have little as it is are robbed daily -- by their employers. Now is a better time than most to discuss the crisis of wage theft in the United States.
The nonprofit world needs to speak clearly for the common good and to work assiduously toward it. Its organizations need to get beyond their own parochial interests and to find shared purpose across areas of concern.
Chevron is planning a bid to access natural resources in sacred parts of the state of Utah and wants to bolster public support by dropping a string of donations around town. They are vultures, make no mistake.
A good step towards awakening your inner life is to identify the gaps between what you believe in on the inside, and what you tend to do on the outside. Here's an exercise that can help you awaken to those gaps.
The progressive house the Obama administration has built so far is like the home built of straw in the story of "The Three Little Pigs". It looks okay, but when the Big Bad Wolf comes along he has no trouble blowing it over.