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Attention Activists: Education is not “brainwashing”

Over the years, my decision to avoid college dovetailed nicely with my radical awakenings. Soon, it became common to hear me brag about being “self-educated.” Even as my income options dwindled and negatively impacted my personal life, I stuck to my subversive guns.

Activist Tip: Don’t do what I did.

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Attention Activists: If you want to win, study what winners do!

So far in 2017, I’ve:

This time around, I’m here to offer valuable insights into how we get started.

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Attention Activists: THIS is how you create sustainable social change!

Do you really wanna know what works when it comes to creating sustainable change? Hint: It ain’t flame wars and clever hashtags! Can you handle what it looks like have a vision, an agenda, and the patience to implement it? The template exists, if we have the courage to embrace it.

Activist Tip: Success leaves clues. Find them and learn from them.

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Behold the power of marching!

*February 15, 2003: THIRTY-SIX MILLION humans, across the globe, simultaneously march to “protest” against a major escalation of the U.S.-led war against Iraq.

*March 19, 2003: A major escalation of the U.S.-led war against Iraq commences and essentially continues to this day—with no end in sight.

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It’s not a level playing field. It’s a jigsaw puzzle with a bunch of missing pieces.

“I am, somehow, less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein’s brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops.”

(Stephen Jay Gould)

Re-read that Gould quote. Read it aloud, in fact.

Breaking news: It’s not a level playing field.

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