When there is a disaster, what should you do?

Last week when I was heading out from church, my cell phone rang saying that there was a tornado coming. I ran to my car with my roommates, and we headed home.  A few hours later, we saw the destruction surrounding our community. As the week has gone on, there have been so many stories…

Space Wars

I recently learned about “insurgent citizenship”, a term coined by James Holston, and it refers to instances where people take their citizenship into their own hands when the state fails to meet their needs. In his book, “Insurgent Citizenship: Disjunctions of Democracy and Modernity in Brazil”, Holston examined social mobilizations of the people that “developed…