Rivera Sun


A Revolution of Democracy – An Essay of the Man from the North

“[Editor’s note: The Man from the North is a fictional character from Rivera Sun’s first series of novels. She has him offering essays beyond her novels.] What do we do when we finally understand that the elections really are stolen? Or rigged?…”

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Published in: Rivera Sun’s Blog, The Hur Herarld, The Sunburg News, Sierra County Prospect
Date: November 8,17,21,25,2018
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After the Vote – An Essay of the Man from the North

“The Vote – the beloved, abused, scorned, corrupted, stolen, hijacked, pointless, profound, hopeful, depressing, hard-won, cherished vote – is not the only way to take action for meaningful change…”

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Published in: Counterpunch, Bainbridge Island Review, Rivera Sun’s Blog, Sierra County Prospect, Sentinel News, The Sunburg News, Gilmer Free Press
Date: November 12,13,14,19,20,2018
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Shifting Systems with Nonviolent Strategy

“The secret to successful nonviolent struggle lies in understanding strategy and systems. All systems require participation and resources to survive. Deny those things, and the system will wither away . . . or concede to meet your demands…”

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Published in: Rivera Sun’s Blog, Counterpunch, The PeaceWorker, Bainbridge Island Review
Date: March 28,29,2018
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Think Outside the Protest Box

“Protest. Petition. Call your senators. Nothing changes, right? No matter how large our demonstrations get, no matter how many millions of people write and petition politicians…”

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Published in: Counterpunch, Pagosa Daily Post, KPC News, Rivera Sun’s Blog, Pace e Bene, Popular Resistance, The PeaceWorker, Gilmer Free Press
Date: March 20,21,26,27,28,April 2,2018
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