Huge financial challenges are sweeping the world, reducing the affluence of the wealthy and deepening poverty for far too many others. Lives are lost daily in wars and sectarian conflicts with no apparent end in sight, while environmental crises loom. Yet with a new Administration and Congress, progressive forces in the United States also stand at the threshold of fresh opportunities for positive social change.
On Sunday, February 15th at Georgetown University, Psychologists for Social Responsibility (PsySR) sponsored an engaging program entitled “Activism in a New Era” for the Washington D.C. peace, social justice, and human rights community. Speakers included PsySR members Fathali Moghaddam, Tony Marsella, and Jancis Long. The video below provides brief excerpts from their presentations.