Two insightful articles that crossed our desk this week:
After the Party and the Occupation, then what?
Priorities, policy and politics in a post-protest world
by Sean Kershaw
In this essay (read the whole essay) , Sean Kershaw (a participant in our Evolve videos) argues that our civic infrastructure has fallen apart and as a result we have lost the ability to solve collective problems. Sean, however, sees hope in the opportunities of this moment:
When my grandchildren study this moment in history, I hope they will see that this was when we began a quiet ‘civic revolution’ that not only gave new meaning to the words ‘citizen’ and ‘civic’ but also showed how these words mattered in addressing real injustice in our time.