Our democracy is being gutted right before our very eyes. Every day there is a fresh new attack upon our sensibilities, democratic institutions, traditions, norms. Everyday there is a new government representative trying to present the unreasonable as reasonable, the irrational as rational, the untrue as truth, the immoral as moral. To keep a democracy, we have to be informed. That is the Great Civics Lesson
How do we resist the assault on our democracy? How do we prevent the further erosion of our democratic institutions and ideals? It is clear that the fascification of America is continuing unabated, so how do we resist? We use our democratic institutions to roll-back the spreading fascism.
As I sat at my dining room table fretting over the coming vote on Boof K, I was struck by a story on ABC News
The fish rots from the head, as the saying goes. And, we are living in the three million tons of dead rotting fish off the
We are drowning in cynicism! Cynicism is toxic. It kills motivation. It turns people against each other. It stops conversation. It erodes trust. Cynicism is killing our democracy!
Social Media connects us and helps us organize, but it also traps us in a false sense of accomplishment stopping us from taking more direct and effective action. #HashTag+ From now on, no social media posts without direct action.