Day: September 8, 2017

Personal reflections on why us white folks must own up to the reality of white supremacy

The news headlines are constantly changing — White Supremacists Rally in Charlottesville, homeowners of color lack financial resources to rebuild after Hurricane Harvey, Trump administration ends Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) — but the larger story we are living traces the same threads of racism and exploitation.  My personal journey brought me to cooperatives because I […]

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To win economic justice, we have to build movements that are multiracial, multiclass, multicultural, and unflinchingly committed to destroying white supremacy. Co-ops are a critical part of this work. To build sustainable food co-ops that allow communities to survive, thrive, and push back against the corporate colonization of our food system, co-op teams — especially […]

When Immigrants Are Under Attack, What Do We Do?

Let’s be clear. An attack on DACAmented youth is a cruel attack on all immigrant families. Having arrived in the US as a child, even with the privilege of “having papers,” I know that being a young immigrant often means being your family’s interpreter, their lifeline to mainstream society, the person who has to negotiate […]