By Elisabeth Fulton: originally posted on abbynormalviewfromabroad.wordpress.com – reposted with permission. In my lifetime I have seen the demise of the concept of “the greater good” in the USA. Maybe it was a myth when I was a little kid in the 1960’s, but at least it was a myth. Probably back then “Common Good”... Read More
I haven’t formally studied this, but in my life I have noticed a massive difference between acute problems and chronic ones. In an acute crisis, like a wildfire, people show up for each other, help out where they can. In a chronic crisis, efforts gradually shift away from mutual aid to bitter arguing (think, over... Read More
Having spent six years of my life working with Irish revolutionaries based out of Belfast, I was enthusiastic when Netflix came out with a two season mini series about the Easter Rising. I am on season two now, and so far am not disappointed – yet it leaves me rather emotional. Mainstream entertainment often depicts... Read More
Researching the Black Lives Matter uprising last summer, I interviewed activists about their motivations, visions of a brighter world, and what it would take to build such a world. They shared their horror stories, but also their deeply held hopes, hope for a world in which survival is not a struggle, where there is even... Read More
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