As part of my work as the Editor-in-Chief of Grid, a monthly urban sustainability and culture magazine published in Philadelphia, I've had the opportunity to have conversations with really thoughtful people. Interviews have included environmentalist, activist and author Bill McKibben, Pulitzer-prize winning science writer Elizabeth Kolbert and lauded social justice scholar Dr. Robert Bullard.
"Violence is part of America’s DNA. Revolution is part of America’s DNA. But they need not forever be intertwined in a double helix... As more and more of us push back against a government that is failing us—on climate policy, on state violence and many other issues—we need to remember that when it comes to revolution, gunpowder is no match for people power."