Future Hope Columns

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First-ever National People’s Hearing on FERC Held in DC — December 6, 2016

Punched in the Gut by Trump’s Victory — November 9, 2016

Memories of a Romney Rally, and Trump’s Last Night — November 6, 2016

I’m Voting for Hillary Clinton — November 1, 2016

Organizing Among Trump’s White Supporters — October 21, 2016

The Four Candidates on Climate: the Basics–October 13, 2016

Strategic Third Party Presidential Voting–September 30, 2016

Trump, Clinton, Sanders, Stein and Beyond–August 30, 2016

Raising Monarchs
— August 11, 2016
Build, Bernie, Build
— July 29, 2016
Dan Berrigan, Presente — May 1, 2016
Talkin’ Bout a Revolution — April 24, 2016
Phone Calling for Bernie — January 8, 2016
Esperando Para Lucia — December 27, 2015
Bernie Can Win, Part Two*–December 3, 2015
Bernie: Mockingjay? — November 22, 2015
Big Life Changes — November 4, 2015
A Game Changer from Hillary Clinton?
— October 22, 2015
September 25th at FERC–September 19, 2015
Fasting for Our Common Home — September 10, 2015
Charleston! — June 21, 2015
Spring 2015 — April 1, 2015
Banned From FERC? – February 4, 2015
A Turning Point on Climate – January 12, 2015
Disruption and Sacrifice – December 14, 2014
An Open Letter to Naomi Klein – November 16, 2014
Why I Missed the Climate March – September 21, 2014
Pricing Pollution, Cutting Carbon – September 14, 2014
The People’s Climate March – September 1, 2014
The FERC 25 – August 10, 2014
Al Gore’s Important Piece – June 23, 2014
The New “CIA” – April 27, 2014
Matt Jones, Freedom Fighter – March 30, 2014
‘Tis the Final Conflict – March 16, 2014
Climate Movement on the Move – February 8, 2014
The Hunger Games Trilogy – December 23, 2013
Another Holiday Season – December 15, 2013
Daring to Win and Govern – December 8, 2013
Run, Bernie, Run! – November 24, 2013
Fasting for the Philippines – November 13, 2013
2014 Climate Movement Strategy – October 27, 2013
Obama’s Lincoln Moment? – June 30, 2013
Hunger Strike on 27th Day – April 27, 2013
Our Lunch Counter Moment – Feb. 18, 2013
Promised Land, a movie review – January 5, 2013
Giving All to the Present – December 18, 2012
The Fierce Urgency of Now – December 13, 2012
Acting Before It Is Too Late – November 19, 2012
Obama, Climate, History – November 7, 2012
Superstorm Sandy – October 30, 2012
Occupy and the Next Big Thing – September 24, 2012
Larry Gibson, Appalachian hero – September 13, 2012
Strategic Presidential Voting – August 19, 2012
Needed: A Third Force – August 10, 2012
The Moral and Climate Crises – April 28, 2012
From Me to We, a Book Review – April 15, 2012
For Rachel Carson – March 17, 2012
Uniting the 99%, Part 2 – February 12, 2012
Uniting the 99% – January 29, 2012
How Great Thou Art – January 9, 2012
Movement-Building and 2012 – December 4, 2011
Reasons for Thanks Giving – November 18, 2011
Revolution in the Air – October 16, 2011
The Tar Sands Action (smile) – September 6, 2011
Religion and Revolution – May 8, 2011
Not So Starry-Eyed Anymore – April 20, 2011
Bobby Sands, Presente! – March 13, 2011
Appalachia Keeps Rising – February 28, 2011
Only Civil Disobedience? – February 1, 2011
The Third Force Idea – January 10, 2011
New Year Thoughts: On Our Own – January 2, 2011
The True Story of Pocohontas – November 28, 2010
What Now? – November 6, 2010
Spartacus, 2010 – October 30, 2010
Learning from the Tea Party – October 24, 2010
Rethinking Gandhi – August 22, 2010
Don’t Let Up, Fight Harder – August 12, 2010
Remember Sasha and Malia! – July 23, 2010
Three Months, Three Years – July 11, 2010
Dietrich Bonhoeffer – April 11, 2010
Following Howard Zinn – February 1, 2010
Upping the Ante on Climate – January 17, 2010
Christmas and Copenhagen – December 21, 2009
Copenhagen – December 13, 2009
Hungering for Climate Justice – November 7, 2009
We’re “On Our Own” – November 14, 2009
The Power of the People – October 31, 2009
Gandhi Today – October 2, 2009
Two Million at Rightwing March? – September 14, 2009
Can We Make It? – August 29, 2009
We Need More Than ACES – June 27, 2009
It Isn’t Nice – May 17, 2009
A Sincere Prayer – April 19, 2009
Rev. Wright and Rev. Pinkney – April 11, 2009
Is “Washington” Winning? – March 29, 2009
Obama and Coal – January 19, 2009
Che and Gaza – January 4, 2009
Christmas Time Reflections – December 21, 2008
Don’t Just Mourn, Escalate! – December 7, 2008
Follow The Money – November 23, 2008
Obama Wins: Will the People? – November 5, 2008
Making a Green Revolution – October 19, 2008
Fossil Fuel Independence Now – October 5, 2008
Science Fiction to Save the World – September 21, 2008
240, Not Just 60, Days – September 7, 2008
The Wheel Turns – July 14, 2008
Prioritizing Climate – June 23, 2008
No Easy Victories – June 14, 2008
Martin Luther King, Presente – April 29, 2008
Much More Than a Dream – April 8, 2008
No War, No Warming Round Two – January 26, 2008
Ending the 2007 Fast – December 21, 2007
Hitting Back, Nonviolently – December 9, 2007
Only One Life – November 25, 2007
Fasting and Victories – November 15, 2007
We Want More – November 7, 2007
Bad Week for Bush on Climate – September 30, 2007
A Decisive Fall Season – September 1, 2007
Thoughts on Fasting, 2007 – August 26, 2007
Ella Baker, Presente! – August 20, 2007
Speaking Truth to Power – July 15, 2007
Making History in Atlanta – June 16, 2007
Climate: Time is Short – April 22, 2007
Voting for War, Again – March 25, 2007
Impeachment Spring 2007 – February 25, 2007
Crisis and Opportunity – December 19, 2006
Thoughts on Strategy – December 3, 2006
It Isn’t (Always) Nice – October 10, 2006
No More Oil Wars!, Part Two – August 10, 2006
Chicks They Ain’t – June 26, 2006
Upping the Ante – June 12, 2006
The Great Turning – May 14, 2006
Si, Se Puede! – May 2, 2006
Whose Spring? Our Spring! – April 15, 2006
Real Security – April 2, 2006
Core Groups and Mass Movements – February 19, 2006
Our State of Union – February 4, 2006
Easy to Be Hard – January 21, 2006
As the Year Ends – December 18, 2005
2006, 2008 and Beyond – November 27, 2005
Wiping Israel Off the Map – October 30, 2005
A “Party of the People” – October 16, 2005
War, Racism and Global Warming – October 1, 2005
New Orleans: Only the Beginning – September 6, 2005
The Masses and Fascism – August 2, 2005
The False Prophet – May 21, 2005
Thirty Years Late – April 30, 2005
Strengthening Democracy – April 25, 2005
A Clean Energy Revolution – March 11, 2005
Give Life a Chance – February 15, 2005
Agitation Time – January 24, 2005
Happy New Year, 2005? – January 1, 2005
Doing the Right Thing – December 27, 2004
Digging In, Reaching Out – December 12, 2004
Moral Values – November 28, 2004
Make Democracy Real – November 14, 2004
Four More Years – November 3, 2004
November 2, 3 and Beyond – October 25, 2004
Cobb, Kerry and Nader – October 17, 2004
Four More Months! – August 30, 2004
Thinking Past November 2 – August 9, 2004
Green and Growing – June 28, 2004
The Nonviolent Warrior – May 28, 2004
Rainbow Reborn? – May 1, 2004
June 30: End the Occupation! – April 18, 2004
2004 and the Left – March 29, 2004
Richie Perez – March 6, 2004
Eight Questions for Ralph Nader – February 22, 2004
Racism from Top to Bottom – February 9, 2004
Keeping the Faith – January 24, 2004
Don’t Run Like This, Ralph – January 15, 2004
Jesse Then, Ralph Now? – December 22, 2003
David, Ralph, Cynthia and 2004 – December 14, 2003
Black and White Together – December 7, 2003
Goodbye Miami – November 24, 2003
Purism vs. Pragmatism – November 9, 2003
Some Thoughts on Fasting – October 19, 2003
Arthur Kinoy, Revolutionary – September 20, 2003
The Nonviolent Army Revisited – September 10, 2003
The United Nations and Iraq – August 28, 2003
On the Internal Struggle – August 19, 2003
The Power of Culture – May 25, 2003
Cuba, Si! – May 5, 2003
On Popular Education – April 21, 2003
Taking Risks for Peace – April 6, 2003
Refusing to Give In – March 23, 2003
Rise Up Stronger! – March 3, 2003
Two Days that Shook the World – February 16, 2003
Too Broad, Too Deep, Too Mature – January 31, 2003
On Leftist Parties – January 24, 2003
An Ill-Conceived Proposal – January 14, 2003
Happy New Year, 2003? – December 31, 2002
Remembering Phil Berrigan – December 15, 2002
Kissinger?!? –  December 1, 2002
2004: And They’re Off! – November 17, 2002
Sowing the Seeds of the Future – November 6, 2002
Voting for Peace – October 21, 2002
“Democracy” in New Jersey – October 6, 2002
Getting It Together, Now – September 28, 2002
Living the Revolution – September 10, 2002
Campaign Trail Insights – August 27, 2002
Staying on Point – August 12, 2002
What’s the Alternative? – July 30, 2002
Conspiracy, Conshmiracy – July 2, 2002
The Flags are Down – June 20, 2002
Democrats for IRV – June 6, 2002
April 20 – April 23, 2002
On Popular Rule – March 12, 2002
On the Upswing Again – February 24, 2002
Practicing What You Preach – February 15, 2002
On Ending Terrorism – January 28, 2002
Labor and Human Progress – January 14, 2002
Rising Up Broader and Stronger – December 15, 2001
The Democrats in Wartime – November 25, 2001
Peace Yes, Fundamentalism No – November 10, 2001
The Two Front War – November 1, 2001
On Coalition Building – October 14, 2001
Next Steps for Our Movement – October 6, 2001
On Courage – September 22, 2001
A New World – September 13, 2001
Democracy Summer, 2001 – June 27, 2001
Rainbow II – May 20, 2001
Vietnam! – May 11, 2001
On Winning Hearts and Minds – April 23, 2001
On Historical Moments – April 15, 2001
Fannie Lou Hamer – April 1, 2001
On Anger and Hope – March 4, 2001
Nader and Progressive Leadership – February 15, 2001
George the 43rd – January 22, 2001
This Land is Your Land – January 6, 2001
My Anti-Racist Button – December 10, 2000
Turning Crisis Into Opportunity – November 14, 2000
After the Election – October 22, 2000
On Winning Victories – October 8, 2000
The Wall Between – September 24, 2000
The Politics of Fear – September 8, 2000
On Burnout and Recruitment – August 30, 2000
Then and Now – August 1, 2000
The Nader/LaDuke Movement – July 5, 2000
Respecting Your Elders – June 20, 2000
Young and Old Together? – June 5, 2000
The Nonviolent Army – April 27, 2000
On Tactics – April 11, 2000