Since January 20th, I’ve had dozens of tabs open with half-read articles and even more bookmarked for later. It has been a lot to take in. Here are snapshots of my favorite 10.
We need to be a “yes, and…” movement right now, we need to be throwing everything at the wall to see what sticks, and we need to be making longterm commitments to the fight.
The power of digital platforms is immense, but they come with risks. As digital campaigners we need to be hyper-aware of our blind spots and what sort of digital cultures we’re creating.
In 2017 I’ve resolved to do more self-reflection in my movement work. We need to break down the silos that divide us, figure out what’s working, and build an intersectional progressive movement.
I see a lot of people posting about the hard work ahead. It’s true, it will be a rough road. But let’s be real about what that hard work means. Make no mistake, none of the strategies employed by the professional advocacy world of the last forty years will suffice to meet the challenges ahead.