Power without love is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anemic. Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love. – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Anyone who has ever attended a community organizing training in the tradition of Saul Alinsky can tell you the answer without hesitation – the sources of power are: organized people and organized money. While we speak of the many ways to organize both (force, bribery, coercion, inspiration, fear, hope, and best of all– self-interest, properly […]