Without new visions, we don’t know what to build, only what to knock down. We not only end up confused, rudderless, and cynical, but we forget that making a revolution is not a series of clever maneuvers and tactics, but a process that can and must transform us — Robin D.G. Kelley, Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination
I was already dozing off in the shade, dreaming that the rustling trees were my many selves explaining themselves all at the same time so that I could not make out a single word. My life was a beautiful mystery on the verge of understanding, always on the verge! — Charles Simic, The World Doesn’t End
new compost stalls. will be apart of this show
Art Comes First Presents Avec Ces Freres
Photo by Rei Moon.
Nelson Mandela was labeled a terrorist by the United States government.
Nelson Mandela was a political prisoner.
Nelson Mandela was at the helm of a revolutionary organization.
It is so easy to wax poetic about his heroism after the tide of history has turned. But to stand in the tradition of Mandela is to embrace justice when and where power opposes it.
I am grateful that the anti-apartheid and divestment movement was part of my coming of age because it allowed me to cultivate through my own experience a critical gaze and to find footing in a radical tradition.
We need those spaces to flourish for our young people today, and for those who will come behind them. I feel like tonight we should rededicate ourselves to courage and truth-telling rather than mere sentimentalism.
For Madiba. — Dr. Imani Perry (@imaniperry)
“what makes food “local” is when the context surrounding its production is inseparable from the product itself.”
-big picture farm, edible green mountains blog
Off Hwy 1, September 2013.
honey bees as cancer detectors and as counter-terrorism agents
by Dianna Molzan