Play the Greed: A Starter’s Guide to Divestment, Boycott & Local Investment

The term divestment became clear to me last fall when I realized that meaningful support for Standing Rock would come by way of dollars, lawyers, and protests rather than memes and tweets and t-shirts. In these moments of demonstration, not only did bodies move from one space where they were expected to be, but they occupied another space creating a barrier to proceed with construction, while generating public attention. … More Play the Greed: A Starter’s Guide to Divestment, Boycott & Local Investment

So Many Roads: A Look at the Women’s March From Some of America’s Smallest Towns

This is a photo essay of some images I collected during the coverage of the Women’s March in 2017. I am highlighting the solidarity marches from some of America’s smallest towns. These folks give me an unbelievable sense of hope. Many thanks to all the photographers, and especially to Neko Case for curating an amazing Twitter feed on Saturday. She helped us track a headcount from every corner of our nation. … More So Many Roads: A Look at the Women’s March From Some of America’s Smallest Towns

That’s Not Mindful- And Other Misinterpretations of the Mindful Movement

We must ask ourselves then, what do we know of ourselves that we allow our children to see? Do we verbally judge others? Are we openly prejudice or competitive? Do we push back on others when they display emotions? Do we label peoples’ feelings or experiences as worthy or invalid? These small yet routine acts are the social curriculum of our relationships. What are we hoping to teach? … More That’s Not Mindful- And Other Misinterpretations of the Mindful Movement

Gateways to Environmental Literacy and Ethical Models of Citizenship

Like a sounding bell for a generation, Carson’s work sparked the eco-awareness movement of the Sixties. Carson forewarned of the human created disasters that have now become as common place as the books on the current events shelf. From this point forward, Americans and global citizens are faced with the heavy burden of consequences generated from our consumption of resources and disregard for our impact upon the environment’s delicate balance… … More Gateways to Environmental Literacy and Ethical Models of Citizenship