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Motivational Graphic, rethought as Uppity People vs. Cowed People. Uppity people read every day, plot, cultivate skill, produce knowledge, seek root causes of social problems, question authority, afflict the comfortable, comfort the afflicted, think critically, remember, strive for progress, and work with allies. Cowed people watch TV every day, react, stagnate, consume truth, blame individuals for social problems, obey authority, admire the comfortable, admonish the afflicted, react habitually, forget, make do, and go it alone.

Uppity People vs. Cowed People

At work the other day, I came across a bulletin board on which someone had posted the following “Successful People vs. Unsuccessful People” poster: Looking for its source, I eventually found the author, MaryEllen Tribby. It’s notable that MaryEllen Tribby is a business consultant.  Within

When Anti-Trump Equals Anti-Freedom

When Does Anti-Trump Equal Anti-Freedom?

I was disturbed to read in the news today that, yet again, an anti-Trump protester at a public forum featuring Donald Trump was viciously assaulted by a Trump supporter. But I was equally disturbed to read another account in the news today of two instances

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Upcoming Protest in November 2015

Looking around the interwebs and fishing through activist discussion boards, these are the protest events I see coming together in November 2015: Dignity Day protest in London against austerity and racism in politics, November 1 Demonstration for Free Education, London, November 4 Peace and Unity

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?

Fight the Republican beast!