Russell Brand Isn’t An Activist, He’s An Embarrassment

Russell Brand is what I call a “celebrity activist” – someone who has oodles and oodles of money and suddenly decides that they’ve achieved enlightenment, and that suddenly qualifies them to tell everyone else how to live their lives. Achieving this level of “enlightenment” also apparently qualifies people like Russell Brand to be a raging […]

How to Be a More Active Progressive in Six Easy Steps

The Pitcairn Islands must be a wonderful place to be a political activist. If you are a Pitcairn Islander, you are one of fewer than 70 citizens, the least populous nation on earth. (I realize the Pitcairn Islands is technically a British Territory, but work with me. It’s small—dwarfed even by the population of Vatican […]