Tag: Arab Spring

Tolstoy and Tahrir – by Erin Greer

Tolstoy and Tahrir – by Erin Greer

Written by Erin Greer during a Tolstoy Seminar at the University of California at Berkeley, May 2, 2011. More of Erin’s writings can be found at her Backseat Writer blog. Click here to download pdf of this piece as it appeared in The NoRMAL School’s amazing literary magazine. Thank you for sharing this, Erin! I was reading War and Peace in February, while protesters were gathering in Tahrir Square. Literature has a way of insinuating itself into your […]

On Solutions: Gavin Newsom, Lieutenant Governor of California

We ask Gavin Newsom, Lieutenant Governor of California, “What solution excites you the most?” During the large Occupy Education events inside the state capitol building in Sacramento on March 5, 2012. A Wiki World Order collaboration with Independent Media and Occupy Sacramento. WikiWorldOrder.org – IndependentMediaBroadcast.org – OccupySac.com GAVIN NEWSOM: I think the most exciting thing is real civic engagement and civic participation. And I think the tools of technology are going to aid and advance […]