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Connect The Dots – Welcome to the Revolution – 10.04.17

 Listen to Charles Derber, , a professor of  sociology at Boston College, whose new book, Welcome to the Revolution, features contributions from Gar Alperovitz, Medea Benjamin, and Ralph Nader about concrete ways to universalize resistance in the current epoch— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy. Download this episode (right click and save)

Let’s Get Progressives to Make Better Emotional Connections When They Organize – Michael Bader

As progressives, we have a huge job in front of us in the fight for economic justice. But our leaders are trying to do their work with one hand tied behind their backs. The better ones may often do quite well fighting with one hand; many cannot. The problem and solution are more obvious than they think: People become active …

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Does Happiness Lie Within?

I’m a great admirer of positive psychology, which has been a fantastic corrective to the traditional ‘disease model’ of psychology and has provided an extremely helpful examination of the different factors which constitute human well-being. However, I think there is one important aspect of human well-being which positive psychology has largely ignored. Positive psychologists have suggested that there are two main …