Archive: May 2, 2010 - May 8, 2010
Today, even though injustices continue, the world in which we live is very different.The struggle and resolution is very individualized.
By Cleve Francis | May 6, 2010; 4:24 PM ET | Comments (3)
Social movements today don't seem to have the organization or passion that they did back in Dorothy Height's era. Let's face it -- online protests don't have the same impact as the marches of the 1960s.
By Jan Scruggs | May 6, 2010; 4:03 PM ET | Comments (0)
In the Internet age, 'people' skills and personalities have been replaced with organizational skills and networking savvy.
By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | May 6, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)
People are going about change differently, using the tools of the 21st century to take up contemporary initiatives. The results will be different as well.
By Seth Kahan | May 6, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)
Are people are not standing up for social movements like they used to? Or are we just running out of truly important things to stand up for?
By Garrison Wynn | May 6, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (1)
Some say the social movements of the 20th century are no longer necessary -- an African American is now president of the United States, a woman is speaker of the House. Does that mean 'the revolution' is over? Certainly not.
By Patricia McGuire | May 6, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (1)
Today's greatest leaders can see beyond what most of us see as possible and live their lives and teach their students from a place of deep peace and inner freedom.
By Jeanine Cogan | May 6, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (1)
We cannot depend on corporations alone to hold to ethical standards. They must be required to do so by oversight with teeth.
By Cleve Francis | May 3, 2010; 4:43 PM ET | Comments (0)
Does the little guy have a chance? I certainly hope so, because these are the people in our society who do the most good, without always thinking of themselves first.
By Jan Scruggs | May 3, 2010; 11:01 AM ET | Comments (0)
We are on the cusp of history made visible. The effort to reform the financial markets makes U.S. a place where the little guy is cared for by the mightiest offices in the land.
By Seth Kahan | May 3, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)
The 'little guy' stands little chance in this casino because he has no way of understanding the risks that even the 'big boys' don't understand.
By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | May 3, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)
The value of integrity is, too often, unknown or disparaged, while the value of greed appears to be a big bank account, fancy cars and homes, and a reputation for success.
By Patricia McGuire | May 3, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)