King’s Two Messages

There is a window now open for far more significant change than the single-issue focus on police brutality; a time when such brutality can be seen as merely a tragic symptom of much deeper causes.

Apart and Together (part three)

Our future depends on our ability to quickly align our policies and practices with the reality of our embeddedness within an interconnected web of life. The changes this calls for are sweeping and profound: restoring reverence for life, seeing all as kin, and seeing no one and nothing as “other.”

Apart and Together (part two)

One of the things the coronavirus pandemic opened up is the possibility of exposing the incapacity of the market to attend to need. If the market were able to attend to needs, there wouldn’t have to be any governmental mobilization anywhere, because it would happen by itself through the mechanism of the “invisible hand.”

Bullshit Jobs

In this review of David Graeber’s Bullshit Jobs, Miki Kashtan explains what bullshit jobs are and how they can help us understand “the rightward turn of so many voters around the world.”