- The Koch Bros. & Their Billionaire Web
- Bernie Sanders Explained Plus Sue Grafton’s X
- Eric Laursen, THE PEOPLE’S PENSION & Greg Palast, BILLIONAIRES AND BALLOT BANDITS.
- Doug Henwood, MY TURN: Hillary Clinton Targets the Presidency
- Gerald Friedman: A Bernie Sanders Presidency Boosts Incomes & Jobs
- Comix as Art and Politics: Art Spiegelman and Greg Palast
- Paul Theroux, DEEP SOUTH & Ted Rall, BERNIE
- DISPATCHES FROM THE RELIGIOUS LEFT
- Ron Suskind, THE WAY OF THE WORLD and ELIZABETH WINTHROP, COUNTING ON GRACE
- David Cay Johnston, FREE LUNCH
- The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power
- Margot Livesey, HOUSE ON FORTUNE STREET
- Marianne Williamson, A POLITICS OF LOVE & Rabbi Michael Lerner, REVOLUTIONARY LOVE
- Call for Independent Exit Polling
- Web Extra: 9-11 Press for Truth video
- The Vote Count Protection Project
- URGENT: Stealth bill threatens democracy
- Voting Problems?
- Danielle Allen, OUR DECLARATION & Katy Simpson Smith, THE STORY OF LAND AND SEA
- Bill de Blasio’s Civic Experiment – Is It Working?
- Linda Coleman: Radical Descent & Greg Guma on Bernie
- Greg Guma on Bernie Sanders’ “Insurgent” Run
- Cicero’s End, Dust Up over Sanders’ Plan, & Remembering Quentin Young
- Is Hillary Clinton Good For Women?
- Historian Donna Murch on The Clintons’ War On Drugs, Mass Incarceration & The Black Vote
Is a politics of love essential to our survival?
We talk with activist, spiritual leader and former presidential candidate, Marianne Williamson about her book, A Politics of Love: A Handbook for a New American Revolution.
Then, we replay an extended excerpt from our 2020 interview with Rabbi Michael Lerner, about his book, Revolutionary Love.
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We could solve all our problems if we all just followed the Golden Rule: treat others as you would be treated. In other words, love thy neighbor as thyself. And we are all neighbors on this finite planet.
When Marianne Williamson ran in the 2020 presidential election, she was mocked by mainstream pundits for her supposedly naive message of a politics of love.
But as she brilliantly argues in her book of that title, what’s naive is to think that we can survive the crises we face without love at the core of our politics.
When we hurt others, we hurt ourselves. When we treat others with love and compassion, we uplift us all. That’s as true in politics as it is in our individual lives. And, as A Politics of Love shows with its powerful narrative, we have no choice but love if we are to survive.
Marianne Williamson is an internationally acclaimed author, speaker, and activist, as well as former presidential candidate. Six of her published books have been New York Times bestsellers. A Politics of Love was published in 2019.
Rabbi Michael Lerner
Back in 2020, we spoke with rabbi and social justice activist Rabbi Michael Lerner about his take on love and politics: his book Revolutionary Love.
It focuses on different points than Marianne Williamson’s book but is very much coming from the same place. We listen back to an extended segment from that conversation.