Stories by Frank Joyce

Frank Joyce is a lifelong Detroit based writer and activist.  He is co-editor with Karin Aguilar-San Juan of The People Make The Peace—Lessons From The Vietnam Antiwar Movement.  subscribe to Frank Joyce's feed

Posted on: Apr 14, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The U.S. has forgotten its horrific past, so now it and other countries are reliving it.

Posted on: Mar 16, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Dr. King identified the triplets of racism, militarism and materialism as the legacy we must overcome.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Donald Trump’s victory represents something as old as the nation itself.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Coming to terms with the truth about our past isn’t easy. A new book lays America's ugly side quite bare.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Some people think the Court is the most important issue, but maybe it is not.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Cutting edge historians are breaking new ground to help us understand the dogged persistence of white racism.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Especially if you keep at it for a long time.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Whites can play an important role in restraining other whites.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2015, Source: AlterNet

We can learn a lot from looking back at the peace movement.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Remembering the late Fred Branfman's lifetime of revolutionary political activism.

Posted on: Mar 9, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A look at history illustrates a clear and disturbing pattern of institutionalized advantages for whites.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Until racism is addressed, a more humane social contract is unattainable.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Local communities designated as 'gold star cities' by Not In Our Town are ones that portray themselves as welcoming, safe and inclusive.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Not In Our Town has evolved into a national movement to stop hate, address bullying and build safe, inclusive communities.

Posted on: Dec 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

This is what it looks like when a federal judge declares a city bankrupt—to the surprise of its residents and elected officials.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The media is in a frenzy about Detroit's finances—but there's a lot more going on than just bad news.

Posted on: May 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The Viet Nam War may have ended over four decades ago, but the issues stemming from it are very much with us.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Well, at least that whole Sihanouk thing went off without a 34 minute electricity blackout.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Romney's 47% comments are exactly what wealthy conservatives think: that they are the true victims.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The competitive edge is always front and center in this country. But it's not the best way to run a society.