The season of begging is upon us and hipsters inspire a question of charitable priorities.
The question confronting generous cowtown souls . . .
SHOULD KANSAS CITY PUT ACTIVISTS ON THEIR CHRISTMAS LIST?!?
Here's the argument in favor of progressive giving . . .
"A well-known slogan has arisen about the practice: “Solidarity, not charity.” Meaning: mutual aid is not some Reagan-style philosophy of trickle-down economics mixed with a healthy dash of saviorism. It is a practice aimed at strengthening a community as a whole. While this may take the form of redistributing wealth, that is not the limit of mutual aid. It’s a complex topic that has its roots not just only in radical organization, but in love and community."
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A meeting of Liberation Lit at Wise Blood in Westport. // Photo by Jim Nimmo Usually, our Editor-in-Chief writes a monthly column to our readers, logically entitled Letter From The Editor. Instead, for this month's column, the mic belongs to the staff as a whole.