Tag Archives: oppression

Leaders who care about democracy need to know what we’re talking about when we talk about white supremacy in the US

Check out this extraordinary list for educating ourselves in preparation for better leadership from the new inquiry, a left-radical source for news. As always, pay attention to context, get informed, and take what is useful. Educate yourself, be discerning, check your sources. Then lead from your sense of justice and the call you hear from […]

Shakti Vahini’s Activist Leadership: Diversity, Alliances and Social Change

Often we believe that the best leaders to right a wrong are those who have suffered the oppression. But world-changing leadership needs to come from allies as well as those who suffer, or activism cannot succeed in changing a damaged culture. Whatever the cause, whatever the oppression, alliances must be made between leaders from privileged […]

“Irony-Free” Leadership Zones: N. Korean dictator “sexiest man alive?”

The Onion‘s satirical announcement became real news in Mainland China this week. The online version of the People’s Daily picked up the Onion’s annual insult to the world’s most notorious dictators (and to People Magazine’s annual fluff feature), celebrating Kim Jong-Un’s international sex appeal with a 55 page photo spread.  Wow. 55 pages! I wish I’d seen […]