Next Four Years

The Next Four Years: Organizing Followup

January 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

At The Next Four Years conference at Simmons College on December 3, we discussed the political situation we find ourselves in and the need for a unified progressive resistance to Trumpism. Read a report on the conference, view pictures at http://bit.ly/2gFpHFV and http://bit.ly/2h4zbI5, and watch the video recording …

Voting for change turned from a national habit to demand progress into a perilous four year gamble on the morning of November 9. The most hardened optimist amongst us felt an immediate surge of confusion, fear and dismay as a chronically belligerent Presidential candidate became …

Next Four Years – Workshops

November 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

The following workshops will be held at The Next Four Years: Building our Movements in Dangerous Times conference, Saturday, December 3, 2016, at Simmons College, Boston Workshop Session #1  (12:00 noon to 1:15 pm) Healthy Planet/Climate Justice – Room C101 Sue Donaldson, M.D., 350 Massachusetts …

Where Do We Go From Here? A Post-Election Analysis

November 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Panelists will discuss: (1) What impact the circus-like election cycle has had on politics and progressive struggles and (2) what prospects do activists have under the new administration for addressing issues (like climate change, racism, imperialism and militarism), and what might be points of leverage? And …