Tagged with Martin Luther King

Dr. King and the Power of Fierce Compassion

Dr. King and the Power of Fierce Compassion

When I think about the climate crisis, and the movement experiencing successes and setbacks in an attempt to rally the world to do something about it, I find myself thinking about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Many scholars acknowledge that King and other civil rights leaders who supported the sanitation workers’ strike in Memphis in … Continue reading

Gratitude: A List

Gratitude: A List

Thanksgiving, for all its complex and controversial history, is one of my two favorite American holidays, and the official act of giving thanks is something that I think shouldn’t be restricted to one day a year. So putting that in practice, I started free writing on gratitude. Here is a partial list of what and … Continue reading

All You Climate Change People

All You Climate Change People

While debate moderators¬†may not have seen fit to ask the presidential candidates how they’ll deal with climate change, Hurricane Sandy, which has already killed 69 people¬†in the Carribean at the time of writing, will give them another chance. I doubt they’ll take it, just as George Bush refused to seize the opportunity after Hurricane Katrina, … Continue reading