Category First Things First

Easy-Peasy: My Manifesto for Social Change

Once upon a time, I wrote this as a response to a classmate, who made the mistake of wondering out loud how I thought we could create social change.  I’m posting it because I still agree with most of it.  Quotation follows, with names removed to protect the innocent and not-so-innocent alike: Baldly stated, I […]

In such a file as I am go…

In such a file as I am going to describe, there is joined personal experience and professional activities, studies under way and studies planned. In this file, you, as an intellectual craftsman, will try to get together what you are doing intellectually and what you are experiencing as a person.

C. Wright Mills.  2000.  The Sociological Imagination.  Oxford: Oxford University Press.  (p. 196).