Citizenship

Peter Levine reminds us that Obama’s campaign was built around a call for “active citizenship” because organized social movements can makore more change than the government alone. So, let’s do that: be organized and active! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/peter-levine/the-path-not-taken-so-far_b_437317.html

Fascinating article on the decline in public trust in America- from 76% in 1964 to just 17% under President Bush, bouncing back to only 19% today. This is the pessimism we will face, and that will be our biggest challenge, and require us to think about new ways to engage people: http://us.ft.com/ftgateway/superpage.ft?news_id=fto030320101534009307

Feast or famine in the age of dinosaurs: http://www.commondreams.org/view/2010/03/07-2

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