Posts Tagged ‘movement building’

Reeking City on a Dung Heap: Donald Trump’s Cynical Worldview and Its Threat to American Democracy

You can tell a lot about a person by the way they see the world and others in it. Those who view the world and its inhabitants as basically good, and who remain relatively hopeful about the better angels of our nature, though occasionally caught off guard by the less salutary aspects of the human [...]

Discovering the Light in Darkness: Donald Trump and the Future of America

“One discovers the light in darkness. That is what darkness is for. But everything in our lives depends on how we bear the light. It is necessary, while in darkness, to know that there is a light somewhere, to know that in oneself, waiting to be found there is a light. What the light reveals [...]

Tim Wise on the Rock Newman Show, 9/28/16: Police Violence, White Denial, Election 2016 and Movement Building in the Age of Trump

My appearance on the Rock Newman Show to discuss Donald Trump and the politics of prejudice, police accountability and violence, and movement building before and after the November 8 election.

Tim Wise on “Breaking Through” (w/Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner) 7/11/16: Discussion on White Anti-Racism

Tim Wise discussion with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner (MomsRising.org), re: white antiracism and allyship

Tim Wise on White Allyship and Solidarity – The King Center, Atlanta GA – January 2015

A brief snippet from my panel discussion at the King Center in Atlanta, January, 2015, in which I discuss white allyship and solidarity…

“A Dialogue on Whiteness” – Tim Wise in Conversation with Dr. Lisa Anderson-Levy – Beloit College, October 2, 2015

A conversation on whiteness in academia and society, with Dr. Lisa Anderson-Levy and Tim Wise (and moderated by Nicole Truesdell) at Beloit College, 10/2/15

Tim Wise Discusses His New Book, “Under the Affluence,” on the Tavis Smiley Show (PBS), 10/15/15

My appearance on the Tavis Smiley Show, October 15, 2015 to discuss my new book, Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich and Sacrificing the Future of America

Tim Wise Discusses His New Book, “Under the Affluence,” on the Laura Flanders Show, 10/13/15

My discussion with Laura Flanders about racism, the class system and my new book, Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich and Sacrificing the Future of America, which aired on October 13, 2015.

#BlackLivesMatter, Bernie Sanders and the Problem With (Some) White Progressives

Amid tension between white progressive supporters of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign and activists from #BlackLivesMatter — the latter of whom have disrupted two of his presentations to highlight racial injustices they feel are often given short shrift by the former — many commentators have weighed in on the simmering beef. Some in the Sanders camp [...]

James Baldwin: “I Can’t Afford Despair” (and Neither Can We…Organize!)

Starting off the new year with a reminder from the incomparable James Baldwin that we haven’t the time for despair. There is too much work to be done…May 2015 bring justice to those denied it for so long.