Month: March 2019

On Cleaving and Collapse by Rachael Rice Reflecting upon the deep collective work done at Magical/Radical, I’ve been thinking, as I do, all the time it seems, about cleaving – and about togetherness, and what it’s going to take – what it’s really going to take for us to individually and collectively midwife this time of collapse.   And I’ve been thinking about having an online business, and how > MORE

March 13, 2019

Making Mistakes by Desiree Adaway To do the work required of social justice is to know that you’re not perfect, can’t be perfect, and that part of the process is learning how to fall and get back up –with grace and fortitude. At some point you or your organization is going to make a mistake. You’re going to say or do something that is offensive, that is microaggressive, harmful. > MORE

ANTI-RACIST STRATEGY FOR A WORLD IN CRISIS by Max Wilbert / Counterpunch In his book Capitalism and Slavery, Trinidadian historian Dr. Eric Williams writes that “Slavery was not born of racism: rather, racism was the consequence of slavery.” Williams, like many others, argues that racism was created by the powerful to justify subjugation that was already in progress. In other words, the desire to exploit came first, and racism was developed as > MORE