The Justice Seekers

Posted by: eric on August 31, 2009 at 4:36 pm

Ted Kennedy’s life and work has taught me how human decency and government can work to serve her people and not solely special interests.  Kennedy’s early endorsement, of then, Senator Barack Obama in January of last year was an example of generations coming together with a shared interest to form what I call a “grand alliance”. […]

Connecting The Dots: Climate Change and National Security

Posted by: eric on August 23, 2009 at 10:06 pm

Last week the Truman National Security Project launched “Operation FREE”, in an impressive effort to move and refocus the national security debate to combat our nation’s over reliance on fossil fuels and major security problems caused by climate change. Now, I know some of you maybe wondering, what does climate change have to do with […]

Making Change Happen (2 of 2)

Posted by: eric on August 5, 2009 at 10:13 am

The Abolition of Slavery: A Spiritual Awakening The movement to eliminate the national shame of slavery was, of course, driven by a growing social, moral, and spiritual awareness on the part of millions of Americans. However, that sense of awareness did not turn into action until a series of political events brought the conflict between […]