The Equality That Wasn’t Enough
The most radical Radical Republicans had a better idea of how to cast the 15th Amendment. We should have listened to them.
By Jamelle Bouie
CAN WE HAVE PROSPERITY WITHOUT GROWTH?
The critique of economic growth, once a fringe position, is gaining widespread attention in the face of the climate crisis.
By John Cassidy
The New Yorker
“…Given the scale of the environmental threat and the need to lift up poor countries, some sort of green-growth policy would seem to be the only option, but it may involve emphasizing “green” over “growth.” Kate Raworth has proposed that we adopt environmentally sound policies even when we’re uncertain how they will affect the long-term rate of growth. There are plenty of such policies available. …”
THE CHANGING MEANING OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
The past and the future of a long-embattled policy.
By Louis Menand
An excellent overview. Some important details that were new to me.
A Stump Speech, Wade Lee Hudson
End Animal Cruelty, Sentient Media
In 2018, he was told he had Stage 4 prostate cancer and months to live. This week, he released his 15th album and is more dedicated than ever to finding humanity in music.
We square up with the harsh realities and heavy statistics to find glimmers of solution, of fearlessness and faithfulness, of hope. Together we refuse cynicism, defy apathy, and celebrate the right and good that the world needs more of.
A book based on ideas associated with a labor group from the early 20th century has provided a blueprint for organizing without a formal union.
By Noam Scheiber
The Onbeing Project
Pursuing deep thinking, social courage, moral imagination and joy, to renew inner life, outer life, and life together.
The On Being Project is a media and public life initiative. We make a public radio show, podcasts, and tools for the art of living. Six grounding virtues guide everything we do. We explore the intersection of spiritual inquiry, science, social healing, community, poetry, and the arts. Learn more about what animates us — and what we’re making now and next — in this booklet: What is The On Being Project?
From Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, sreamed on the Archive here.