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Exploring the Dynamics of Polarization

Polarization is collectively and individually toxic to our capacity to “do democracy” sanely and wisely. This post details the toxic dynamics of …

Escaping the Left-Right Box-In Match

The “transpartisan” movement is only the tip of a very large and long-term “upwising” of people Left and Right (and otherwise) who …

Are political dichotomies really so illusory?

Dear friends, In anticipation of challenges to my assertion that our political dichotomies – especially the liberal/conservative, blue-red divide – are illusions, I offer the following references: 1. The “Purple USA” map – http://en.wikipedia.org/…

“Dropout Economy” meets “Twilight of Elites” in OWS

A number of commentators have noted the unusual gathering of liberal/green folks and conservative/libertarian folks that constitute the Occupy Wall Street movement. While admitting the movement has a long way to go to actually represent “the 99%” …

#Occupy – a dance of inspiration and strategy

Here are some more good articles and websites about the Occupy Together movement, the global extension of Occupy Wall Street. In this posting there are a number of pieces about strategy and tactics – appeals to and descriptions of nonviolence (inc…

Are we ready to change the Game yet?

Some people say Gandhi was about nonviolence. And he was. But he is significant for something else that I believe is far more important: He changed the game. With no one’s permission, he reconfigured the playing field of colonialism to a higher Ga…