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Reb Moti · 1M ago

The End of Growing the New American Economy

Jeffrey Sachs is probably the country’s predominant expert on sustainable development. He has written a number of bestselling books on the subject, and also was an adviser to Bernie Sanders ...
Reb Moti · 2M ago

The Devil's Bargain

Here’s what’s a somewhat longer and thought out version of what’s been coming out of my mouth the last few times I’ve spoken: The system is broken. In 2003 the Bush Administration led us t...
Reb Moti · 2M ago

Brownback Agoniste

Rumors are flying that Sam Brownback is about to get a post in the Trump Administration. As he prepares to leave behind the flaming wreckage his policies have caused in Kansas, it's time for...
Reb Moti · 3M ago

The Resilience of the White Right

I recently read the book, The End of White Christian America by Robert Jones. He's the CEO of PRRI, a institution in Washington that researches public attitudes toward religion. The book tra...
Reb Moti · 5M ago

2 mindfulness practices

Lately I've been trying to note behaviors mentally, as opposed to berating myself for them (mentally). With this in mind, here are 2 mindfulness practices I've been using lately:Phone practi...
Reb Moti · 5M ago

Use the Oxygen Mask First

As a follow up to my previous post about non-hatred - about opposing Trump and Trumpism with everything we can, but not by being motivated by hatred and anger toward them - and in response t...
Reb Moti · 6M ago

Non-Hatred

In the current version of the “stump sermon” that I deliver in congregations, I begin my delineating Kansas Interfaith Action's four mission areas (racism, poverty, violence, climate disrupt...
Reb Moti · 6M ago

Election Postmortem

Before I move on to What Comes Next, I want to spend a little time on a postmortem on the election. First of all, I want to own that I was completely wrong in my predictions about this elect...
Reb Moti · 6M ago

Hillary's Feminism

And now, a little radical theory for you all:Hillary Clinton's imminent election serves as both the crowning achievement, and the last hurrah, of the kind of Second Wave feminism she represe...
Reb Moti · 7M ago

State Politics

If what you've always wanted is my take on Kansas politics, well, this is your lucky day.Context for those who don't live here: The Republican Party here is split in two: moderates in the tr...