Book: “Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation”

Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation by Kristin Kobes Du Mez  A scholar of American Christianity presents a seventy-five-year history of evangelicalism that identifies the forces that have turned Donald Trump into a hero of the Religious Right. How did a libertine who… Continue reading

Book: “White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity”

White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity by Robert P. Jones  Drawing on history, public opinion surveys, and personal experience, Robert P. Jones delivers a provocative examination of the unholy relationship between American Christianity and white supremacy, and issues an urgent call for white Christians to reckon with… Continue reading

The Left Is Losing Because We’re Not Confrontational Enough

The Left Is Losing Because We’re Not Confrontational Enough

Leftist policies are popular, yet the progressive agenda is stalled. What’s missing is a fighting, movement-backed strategy. Congressional progressives should learn from Seattle’s Kshama Sawant. Jordan Bollag filed 20 May 2022 in POLITICS (currentaffairs.org) More than a year into the Biden presidency, with Democratic control of both houses of Congress, progressives… Continue reading

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE ANTI-DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT

Who’s funding it, why it’s inspired by Viktor Orban, and what it aims to achieve Robert Reich May 19, 2022 (robertreich.substack.com) Decades ago, America’s wealthy backed a Republican establishment that believed in fiscal conservatism, anti-communism, and constitutional democracy. But today’s billionaire class is pushing a radically anti-democratic agenda for America —… Continue reading

Articles (divided in 3 sections) ~ Petitions ~ Events for Friday, May 20 – Monday, May 23 (from Adrienne Fong)

Please do not send me fliers without info outside the body of flier. Info on fliers can’t be extracted, Please include Accessibility and ASL info in your events! And if your action is ‘child friendly’ This is a JUSTICE issue!! *** ASL interpretation – Let me know if your event needs this service .*** Reminder to… Continue reading

A public bank for San Francisco is moving forward, this week

A public bank for San Francisco is moving forward, this week

Historic proposal that could transform municipal and nonprofit financing will present preliminary plans. By RICK GIRLING MAY 17, 2022 (48hours.org)  On Thursday/19 at 3pm, newly-hired public banking consultant HR&A Advisors will join the Reinvest in San Francisco Working Group in formulating a plan to establish San Francisco’s first public bank since the city was… Continue reading