• 15th Annual Banquet Keynote Speaker August 21, 2019
    We are pleased to announce that Steve Meyer will be our keynote speaker for the evening. Steve Meyer is a paradox or, as he describes himself, a man who lives in the gap between teeth. He is credited with developing...
  • Protect Ihumātao: Māori Indigeneity and the Fight Against Colonialism August 20, 2019
    Donate to, and materially help, the Protect Ihumatao campaign here: https://donate.actionstation.org.nz/saveihumatao   The Shit Hot People’s Politburo podcast interview with Pania Newton (as mentioned in the show) is here: https://soundcloud.com/peoples-politburo/episode-24-protect-ihumatao-an-interview-with-pania-newton-other-shpp-nonsense   Follow Kate on Twitter @yardsoflenin Follow Emmy on Twitter @cannibality Follow...
  • Irony & Sincerity August 17, 2019
    Simone Norman is a comedian, actress, and organizer in the NYC DSA. She joins Breht to talk about the out-sized role that irony plays in our cultural and political discourse, and why sincerity and authenticity is the antidote!  Find Simone...
  • EPISO/Border Interfaith: We Must Not Let Fear Succeed in Creating Distrust August 17, 2019
    [Excerpt below] On Aug. 3, our El Paso community was viciously attacked, and we are experiencing deep grief. Yes, we need to take the necessary time to process this pain and publicly lament together. But soon we must also begin to channel...
  • Together Colorado OLMC Social Justice Ministry Celebrates One Year Anniversary August 15, 2019
    Together Colorado’s Social Justice Ministry at Our Lady Mother of the Church (OLMC) in Commerce City, Colorado marked its one-year anniversary in July 2019. For the past year, community leaders have been organizing in Commerce City to build a base...
  • Alienation, Marxist Humanism, and the Digital Media Landscape w/ Douglas Rushkoff August 10, 2019
    Named one of the “world’s ten most influential intellectuals” by MIT, Douglas Rushkoff is an author and documentarian who studies human autonomy in a digital age. He joins Breht to discuss a myriad of topics including humanism, Marxist alienation, climate...
  • Standing Against Fear, EPISO/Border Interfaith Charts Path Moving from Grief to Action August 10, 2019
    Just days after the shooting that targeted Latinos in El Paso, 300 EPISO/Border Interfaith leaders and clergy gathered to “stand against fear” and begin a community-wide healing process alongside 12 local, state and congressional leaders who all pledged to reassure the community — especially...
  • El Paso Strong ♥️ August 9, 2019
      “Be quiet, get under the table, don’t breath too loud, I heard the gun shot” Words I heard as a 13 year old girl in middle school as I was a victim of gun violence over twenty years ago....
  • From the Classroom to the Polls: The Importance of Student Voting August 9, 2019
    As the 2020 presidential election comes closer, the stakes are especially high to get out the vote. While voter turnout in the 2018 midterms hit a 50-year high, only 53% of eligible citizens voted. That means our democracy is only...
  • What Makes a People? August 7, 2019
    HOW A GROUP survives under adverse conditions helps its members see and know who they truly are. These lectionary readings are instructive for politically disoriented and lamenting people groups attempting to build community in exilic situations while also finding hope...
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