The main goal of Norwegian economist Per Espen Stoknes’ new book, Tomorrow's Economy: A Guide to Creating Healthy Green Growth, is to offer the concept of healthy green growth as an alternative to simple GDP growth. Stoknes teaches in a business school, and the economic tools he creates around this concept will probably be very … Continue reading A Just Transition to a Fair and Sustainable Society or Healthy Green Growth?
is-philosophy-anything...Download Chapter 4 in The Center Must Not Hold: White Women Philosophers on the Whiteness of Philosophy by George Yancy (Author, Contributor), 2010 Lexington Books.
I wrote this as a response to a workshop I went to on teaching about the Holocaust, and thought it would be good to share. Our current students are living in a time of an assault on democracy all around the world. Democracy has not been in such danger since the 1930s. There are so … Continue reading Why Include Study of the Holocaust in Higher Education
The recent election called on us to fight hard—and in the streets if necessary—to protect the rule of law and our formal processes of electoral democracy. Did I really just say that I wanted to protect the “rule of law”? For the past four years many of us on the left have found ourselves in … Continue reading The Left and the Rule of Law
In preparation for the possibility of an electoral emergency, many organizations are mobilizing people all across the country to be ready to protect the election results and ensure that all votes are counted. I hope that everyone who shows up to those protests takes seriously the desires of those organizing them. Different tactics are helpful … Continue reading Nonviolence as a Strategy for Protecting the Election Results
Most people I know are working hard to ensure that Trump and the Republican Party lose on November 3rd. Whatever you think of the Democrats, it is clear that if we want a country that is not ruled by brute force and hateful ideology, we need to win this election.With days to go before the … Continue reading Preparing to Protect the Election Results
One opportunity for positive change opened by the terrible crisis we are in with COVID-19 is that people are beginning to question some fundamental beliefs about how society works. There is a chance we can shatter some of the toxic narratives that justify, and lend support to, the brutal systems of inequality, racism, and environmental … Continue reading Solidarity Forever: Essential Workers, Public Goods, and How We Are in This Together