Wisdom Voices Spotlight
Welcome to our new features page. We are expanding our coverage to highlight those around the country who continue to do the everyday work of bringing economic, social and environmental justice to our world. We hope their stories inspire you and keep you engaged in the work that needs to be done to bring about a more peaceful and just world focused on the human connectedness of all.
“Ultimately, we have a responsibility to stand up for human values and justice in every part of our lives”
–Stewart Acuff, Utility Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO
Actor and play write Michael Milligan crystallizes the pain of our American health care system in his one person play Mercy Killers. Milligan walks us through the how and why he developed this thought-provoking play and his hopes for continued heath care reform that ultimately leads to single payer. Continue reading
We are proud to feature the Aldo Leopold Foundation in our Wisdom Voices Spotlight. Their new DVD, Green Fire, introduces a 21st century audience to one of the most influential persons of the 20th century. Continue reading
Voter photo ID laws laws are part of comprehensive campaign to deny the vote to millions for partisan gain – essentially sacrificing the health of our democracy to win elections. So says Judith Browne Dianis, co-director of The Advancement Project. Read our interview with her in Wisdom Voices Spotlight to learn more about this issue and how to fight back against this assault on our democracy. Continue reading
Ever wonder if there is a “next generation” of progressive leaders waiting to have the torch passed to them? Wonder no more. Read about the great work being done by the Young Elected Officials Network and its director, Andrew Gillum. Continue reading