Justice without humility becomes a cruelty all its own. We all contribute to the culture of exclusion that we castigate others for. @IrshadManji @LoisHolzman
#NYC: Join me at “Labels, Learning & Love,” an event about how to pull out of identity politics so we can be seen for all that we are: Plurals. (Even my “old” & “blind” dog, Lily, ... was a plural - I’ll explain tonight.) Ticket includes my book & reception. https://t.co/8kqTuLPjT4.
"Sacrifice" is a word that my consumer-driven generation has seen demeaned. At its richest, a sacrifice is made not to get something later, but because it's the right thing to do given the stakes ... involved. On this #VeteransDay2019, gratitude to all in Canada, the US & worldwide.
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“Sacrifice” is a word that my consumer-driven generation has seen demeaned. At its richest, a sacrifice is made not to get something later, but because it’s the right thing to do given the stakes involved. Deep gratitude to all vets in the U.S., Canada, and worldwide. ... See MoreSee Less
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Today, at a conference about diversity in schools, I said: If we start with a sincere commitment to diversity of *viewpoint*, then diverse demographics will follow. But if we start with demographics, then we're instantly dividing people. An educator called this "bullshit." Should I feel unsafe? I don't. Here's to more! ... See MoreSee Less
NYC fans & friends! On Monday, Nov 11, I'll headline Labels, Learning, and Love, a public convo about how to pull ourselves out of identity politics so we can be seen for all that we are: plurals! (Even my "old blind" dog, Lily, was a plural -- I'll explain at the event.)
Your ticket includes a copy of my latest book, Don't Label Me. Let's talk at the reception afterwards. Register here: conta.cc/2qtGbb7. See ya there? ... See MoreSee Less
Calgary-area friends & fans! I can't wait to arrive in your great city. Join me at "Lose the Labels! Savvy Activism for Justice, not Just Us" on Friday, Nov 22 at Hillhurst United. Participate in an uplifting convo... Ask your most honest q's about identity, diversity, and politics... Oh, and get your books signed 😉 More info: bit.ly/33kwfzB. See you there? ... See MoreSee Less
This week is the 47th anniversary of my family’s arrival in Canada as refugees. Now here’s the poster on the supermarket window in my NYC neighborhood. Some values are timeless. Some ideals are universal. ... See MoreSee Less
I’m back after many discombobulating months, during which I grieved unexpected loss, caught up on sleep (because mourning is draining), said farewell to Hawaii and made a new home in NYC. Thank you for checking in over the past weeks. Don’t worry: I’m happy. You? Onwards. ... See MoreSee Less
posted on: February 15, 2019
Increasingly, I’m speaking at colleges and universities about the hottest topic going: how to achieve diversity and inclusion. Most educators see diversity as a matrix of skin colors, genders, religious affiliations and sexual orientations. But diversity is also about airing...Continue reading ...
This isn’t naive. It’s strategic. The iron-clad law of human psychology is: If you want to be heard, you must first be willing to hear. Lower your Other’s defenses by engaging & empathizing.... Your activism will have deeper impact than by shaming. Learn more on Nov 11 in NYC.👇🏽 https://t.co/lzviQS0LD0
Today is the 47th anniversary of my family’s arrival in #Canada as #refugees. And this is the poster on the supermarket window in my #NYC neigborhood. Some values are timeless. Some ideals are ... universal.
CDC whistleblower says he was told not to use phrase "climate change":
3 weeks ago
"Dr. Luber still works at the CDC, but potentially faces up to a four-month suspension. He has to work from home, where he reviews scientific papers unrelated to climate change.
He told Strassmann, 'I do not want media attention, I never did with this. Let me do my work.'"
CDC whistleblower says he was told not to use phrase "climate change" after Trump elected
Dr. George Luber, who was head of CDC's climate and health program, tells CBS News the agency walked away from climate change research over fears of antagonizing the White House ... See MoreSee Less