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Leading from Within: History Calls Us Today to Live the Best Story for Ourselves and Our Nation

The votes are in and counted. Now it’s up to us, as citizens who have a stake in the results, to be the leaders and followers we are called to be. And that means knowing who we are and what we want, so we can build the bridges we need to be the nation and […]

Democracy not Bombs: Meet the progressive Muslim women and girls who show us what courage is. They are the true face of Islam and the fight against political “religious” extremists.”

Meet the Progressive Muslim Activists fighting for Justice and Standing Up to Politicized Extremists: Pushing Conservative Oppression Off the Stage In the face of oppression, the arts are only one way of standing up against extremism in the name of God.   Women are stepping into battle against ISIS/Daesh, putting their lives on the line […]

3 Leadership Tips from Bill Moyers

In a recent interview in the Progressive, journalist Bill Moyers offered a lot of wisdom and some insights into his perspective on the current challenges we face in the US. (The whole article is well worth reading: go to it here!) In terms of leadership advice, here are three nuggets that I particularly appreciated: 1. […]

Update: Pussy Riot on Putin’s Leadership (and “Leaderless” Activism) on the Colbert Report

The punk rock political activist group, Pussy Riot, came to the USĀ  to share their perspective on the Olympics, after getting international attention for their disruptive, disrespectful protests (a.k.a hooliganism, punishable by imprisonment and forced labor in Putin’s Russia). Or, as they said on the Colbert Report, “We sang a fun song in a church.” […]