MICHAEL JACKSON’S UNTOLD STORY: Astonishing Challenges, Breathtaking Accomplishments in Social Change

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I’ve always been drawn to the most wounded people … those who struggle to put themselves back together yet also manage to change the world, because I long to do it myself. This is why I am so captivated by Michael Jackson. Funny thing is, when I first started looking at how “messed up” Michael was, I was surprised that popular notions of what was “wrong” with him were either severely warped or outright lies, while his real challenges were … Read More

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FOOLED BY THE GLITTER: What I Learned about Social Change from Michael Jackson

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“Dear God, how do we change the world when we are so messed up?” I didn’t really expect an answer, because it all seemed so hopeless. I was sick as a dog from food poisoning, unable to distract myself with even a book or a video. All I could think about was how the world was falling apart: from Ferguson to fracking, regular people and the planet were losing ground at alarming speed. Like most people, I was walking-wounded even … Read More

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