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Optimism of the heart, pessimism of the intellect

Posted on September 23, 2017

This month’s column was prompted by Katie Byrnes’ article, ‘Why the 1960s matter’ in the Aug 21st edition of... Continue

A Progressive critique of the nonprofit sector

Posted on August 5, 2017

The Sonoma Sun’s May 18 issue titled “Charity in a Changing World” moved me to share my insights as a former worker in the nonprofit... Continue

Another world is ours for the making

Posted on July 5, 2017

The core mission of this column (Progressive Majority Coalition) is to transform liberals into progressives. My motto is: “Liberalism... Continue

Social movement or political realignment?

Posted on May 4, 2017

The swift and massive civic response to the Trump election is a social movement, galvanized by widespread revulsion against the white... Continue

Now that we’re awake, what’s next?

Posted on March 10, 2017

The ongoing political destabilization provoked by the unlikely election of Donald Trump has now escalated to what may be a constitutional... Continue

The resistance awakens

Posted on February 10, 2017
The resistance awakens

The civic response to the dreadful presidential election was an amazing outpouring of cultural solidarity and a roaring assertion... Continue

The resistance awakens

Posted on February 10, 2017

The civic response to the dreadful presidential election was an amazing outpouring of cultural solidarity and a roaring assertion of... Continue

The political is personal

Posted on January 6, 2017

This week, I had an epiphany that is healing the post-election grief that many of us are experiencing every day. I realized that my... Continue

America’s moral compass is broken

Posted on November 30, 2016

In my pre-election article, I somewhat ironically advised my fellow progressives to ‘vote their conscience.’ My faith in the judgment... Continue

Voting your conscience

Posted on October 27, 2016

The 2016 Presidential election has been like a giant national MRI, which has exposed the decayed structure of American democracy like... Continue