Carol Schachet, MDiv, is Director of Development and Communications at Grassroots International and a longtime organizer. Her writings have appeared in the Resist Newsletter, Ecology Today, Insights and community journals.
Articles by this author
Monday, January 27, 2014
Today’s Peasant Movement – Sophisticated, Threatened, and Our Best Hope for Survival
The term peasant often conjures up images of medieval serfs out of touch with the ways of the world around them. Such thinking is out of date. Today, peasants proudly and powerfully put forward effective strategies to feed the planet and limit the damages wrought by industrial agriculture.
Sunday, October 30, 2011
Occupy the Public Forum: 5 Values to Profess Beyond the Protest
While some people are frustrated that the Occupiers haven’t issued detailed policy briefs, they managed to do something arguably more important: open a dialog on values that has been held captive by conservative forces for years .