Erica Etelson

Erica Etelson

Erica Etelson is a writer, community activist, and certified Powerful Non-Defensive Communication facilitator. A former human rights attorney, she has advocated in support of welfare recipients, prisoners, indigenous peoples, immigrants, and environmental activists. She has also organized for clean, community-owned energy as part of a just transition to a local, low-carbon economy. Following the 2016 election, Etelson became active in the resistance movement and in left-right dialogue initiatives. Her articles have appeared in the San Francisco ChronicleSan Jose Mercury News, Progressive PopulistTruthout and Alternet. She lives with her husband and son in Berkeley, California.

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Beyond Contempt

Beyond Contempt

How Liberals Can Communicate Across the Great Divide

Liberal and progressive frustration, grief, and alarm over Trump's destructive political agenda and behavior have prompted mounting disdain for Trump …

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