By Justin Krebs
There are thousands of the way to guide a extra environmentally pleasant, socially wakeful, and liberally minded life-ways which may also be relaxing. What readers will locate during this pleasant inclusive ebook are easy steps, way of life alterations, and concepts that entertain:
Justin Krebs explains that being liberal, or revolutionary, is not just a political act—it's a way of life that is suited for our altering the USA.
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Like the streets my mom remembers, or the streets I grew up on in small-town New Jersey, these avenues become places to play team sports and board games, learn from each other, or just hang out. In the summer of 2009, the New York Times profiled one such play street in the Bronx, a street that had run for thirty-three summers, largely thanks to the perseverance of one local woman who insisted on it and organized her neighbors to support it. But she couldn’t do it alone. To close the street, she needed 51 percent of the residents of the block to sign a petition.
Good radio becomes a source of contagious conversation. I emphasize “listening” over “watching” because there is something dangerous in that seductive, addictive drug called television. You might consider covering your television to lessen your impulse to just flick it on. Once you do, the hours drain away. Another good tactic is to leave magazines out and open around your house. Just as TV can suck you in, I hope that The Nation or Mother Jones can, too. That said, if you do prefer television to radio, there are still choices you can make.
Fun wasn’t the end goal; it was the essential means. We were frustrated New York liberals. We had just seen our country march to the drumbeat of war and invade a country we didn’t need to attack. We felt that the authoritarianism and arrogance of the Bush administration needed a response, and yet the public and press seemed speechless. Where were the effective leaders of the left? We wanted to vent, and we wanted to find a way to make a difference. We believed that there was more that liberals in New York—with a surplus of time and creativity—could do.
538 Ways To Live, Work, And Play Like a Liberal by Justin Krebs