Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power

By July 2, 2011

By Pia Infante James Tracy, TWI community member, has co-authored a new book that offers, among other tenets, a call for uncommon conversations and unlikely allies. The following are a few thoughts from James about the project: Can you tell us a bit more about James Tracy? I was born in Oakland and mostly raised…

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Giving on the Right-Side of the Brain: Beauty = Truth

By June 8, 2011

By CJ Callen “Beauty is truth, truth beauty – that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know” – Jon Keats “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.” – Galileo Galilei Once I took a night class on “drawing on the right-side…

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Whose Story?

By May 10, 2011

May 10, 2011 By Jill Blair Shalom! Context: I proudly chair the board of TWI and hold a deep and abiding commitment to the power of process and dialogue. I live according to the belief that it is only what we work our way through in words and feelings that we are able to truly…

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Trustworthy Opponents

By May 5, 2011

May 5, 2011 by Pia Infante I have to admit that I’m a basketball fan, and there is no time like the playoffs to be watching basketball. Actually, it turns out that this season’s playoffs are the most highly watched season in the history of the NBA. From what I can discern – people are…

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Show Not Tell

By March 31, 2011

March 30, 2011 By Pia Infante Recently, I ran across an engaging article by the media messaging firm M + R entitled Storytelling and the Art of Email Writing. While the article is more geared toward folks who are designing communications within a fundraising context than email composition more generally, the article struck a jangling…

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