Monthly Archives: May 2015

Beloved Community

Fourth in a series of posts on MLK. The Beloved Community “But the end is reconciliation; the end is redemption; the end is the creation of the beloved community.”[1] The beloved community may seem a distant utopia but it was … Continue reading

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Our Choice: Fear and Fatalism or Confidence and Purpose

Third in a series of Posts on MLK.  Confidence and Purpose or Fear and Fatalism? “We shall overcome because the arc of a moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” We’re going to win our freedom because both … Continue reading

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How We Surrender To Or Resist Triangulation

As the crisis deepens we will likely approach a shift in the equation of risk. The dangers we face to make the big changes will become less threatening than the dangers we face in continuing on the current course. Continue reading

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Triangulation: Strategy of the Two-Party System

The second of seven posts on Electoral Strategy Triangulation One of the most powerful achievements of the two-party system has been to effectively limit political competition in a nation still widely regarded as a democracy. These limits are enforced by … Continue reading

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Every Four Years: Toward a Transformative Electoral Strategy

This is the first post in a seven part series on Elections.  Every Four Years It’s not what they do that matters, it’s what we do that’s so important.  The people are the single most important part of the electoral … Continue reading

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Non-Violence as Strategy: Love as Politics

Second in a series of ten posts on the strategies of MLK. Nonviolent Strategy Nonviolent direct action seeks to create such a crisis and establish such creative tension that a community that has constantly refused to negotiate is forced to … Continue reading

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