Justin B. Fung

Tag: activism

I am an activist

From my friend Adam Taylor, former Political Director at Sojourners, former White House Fellow, now Vice-President of Advocacy at World Vision: Social and political activism needs a better public relations manager. Activism is all too often associated with derelicts, rabble-rousers, radicals and extremists. This is in part because activists often defy authority, go agains the […]

Oppression, you shall fear me

Oppression, you prey on us when we sleep. Oppression, you chase after the tired, the poor, the weak. Oppression, you know you mean only harm. Oppression, you reach out with your long arm. But oppression, I won’t let you near me, oh no. Oppression, you shall learn to fear me, yes you will. Oppression, you […]

Links of the Day, September 21

Today is International Day of Peace. And the first official day of fall. News Unemployment in California hits 12%, the highest rate in 70 years. General McChrystal requests more troops in Afghanistan. The President’s media blitz yesterday. Here’s a snippet: Obama on health care: Health care A new Harvard study links 45,000 U.S. deaths with […]

Today's news

I have tickets to go see U2 when they come to the Rose Bowl here in Pasadena in October 25. Obviously, I’m still not even sure if I’m going to be in Pasadena, but still … I’m so excited! The G20 summit is going on; let’s hope they can figure something out. At 9:30am on […]

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