Small-Scale Farming Could Restore America’s Rural Towns

Boarded-up business districts. Abandoned warehouses. Barns and homes covered by tarps slowly collapsing into the earth. It was startling how often this scene repeated as I drove through the rural areas of the Midwest, South, and West on the road trip that resulted in the book The Revolution Where You Live. Many of these are the… Read More Small-Scale Farming Could Restore America’s Rural Towns

After the Big Marches, How to Bring the Revolution Home

As the Trump regime rolls out, the need for building local power becomes startlingly clear. The Women’s March on Saturday was amazing and historic. But after the big events are over, how do we continue the momentum? Huge demonstrations are important, especially to reviving our spirits, but to make real change, we’ll need to build power where… Read More After the Big Marches, How to Bring the Revolution Home

Community or Chaos? Danny Glover’s Foreword to “The Revolution Where You Live”

YES! photo by Betty Udesen   The following is an excerpt from “The Revolution Where You Live: Stories from the 12,000 Mile Journey Through a New America,” published by Berrett Koehler, 2017. Posted with permission. In a speech delivered at Manhattan’s Riverside Church in April 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stated: “We are now faced… Read More Community or Chaos? Danny Glover’s Foreword to “The Revolution Where You Live”