Rivera Sun


The Time Is Up. The Time Is Now. An Essay of the Man from the North

“The time is up. The time is now. Gather the people to do the work: the healing, transformative, deepening work of building community, solutions, understanding, skills, knowledge, and hope…”

Rivera Sun
Published in: The Circleville Herald, Rivera Sun’s Blog, West Side Gazette, Sierra County Prospect, Counterpunch, The Sunburg News
Date: November 18,28,30, December 1,2018
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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?…”

Rivera Sun
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…”

Rivera Sun
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…”

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