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: 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.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Humans will always work. But that whole employee-employer thing is optional. It's time to start looking for another model.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2011, Source: AlterNet

"Light in the Darkness" documents how people turn expressions of hate into a positive event. Real tales of good offsetting evil. On PBS stations at 10 PM. Tune in!

Posted on: Mar 25, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Our methods of solving problems for the past 200-300 years are not adequate for the issues we face. The current reality requires much more. We must begin anew.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Debt it is an important shaper of political and economic consciousness. The more you are in debt, the less likely you are to rock the boat.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2007, Source: AlterNet

The recently concluded 7th World Social Forum in Kenya included 66,000 participants and was the most globally representative so far.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Southeast Asian nations could offer a way for countries like ours to become more democratic and prosperous.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The human capacity for hate crimes will never disappear, but a 10-year-old successful activist campaign against white supremacists in a Montana town offers a way for local residents to deal with hate in their communities.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Anti-Castro terrorists based in Florida have carried out thousands of attacks against civilians, often with the full knowledge and support of the U.S. government.

Posted on: Jul 13, 2005, Source: AlterNet

In the 21st century, unions have become outdated, weak and self-serving. But we have an opportunity to build a new labor movement, in which unions can again become a voice for workers.

Posted on: Feb 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Organized labor is steadily declining in membership and influence. Survival will require a radical shift.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2004, Source: AlterNet

The Bush campaign has been very successful in appealing to the fear and anxiety of the electorate. Fear is a powerful motivator, but can be trumped by hope, courage, toughness and confidence.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Operating union-free is a global trend. But workers shouldn't have to fight tooth and nail for fair representation.