Entries by Anthony Giancatarino

Parenting in Resistance to Authoritarianism

The other day, Anna asked without prompt, “How long is Donald Trump going to be our President? He isn’t being nice.” Barring any impeachment or extraordinary circumstance, most likely 4 years. And that is when it hit me, Anna is only 3 ½ and her sister Ella, 3 months. Four years will be more than half of Anna’s life, and all of Ella’s life, during which they will be exposed to authoritarian-style governance.

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Opening Our Arms With Love

When we can invite the unknown in, we are able to build and see each other as people, as being connected—and it is much harder to lead with fear.

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COP21 Depressed Me. And Then Gave Me Hope.

BY ANTHONY GIANCATARINO | December 15, 2015 Editor’s note: Today’s post is by Anthony Giancatarino, Director of Policy & Strategy of the Center for Social Inclusion. He wrote this reflection during his return trip to the U.S. after attending the COP21 climate change summit in Paris last week.  I raced up the steps of Montmartre, the highest point of Paris, in […]