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Compassionate Perspectives on Criminal Justice, Civil Rights, Animal Rights, and Social Change

Nourishment for Social Justice Activists and Supporters

Compassionate Scholarship

Blog posts, articles, and books on social justice, the criminal justice system, human rights, social justice and animal rights.

Compassionate Practices

Mindfulness meditation, heart practices, and musings of how to be present and awake with what arises.

Compassionate Cooking

Awesome vegan recipes and writings on food, family feasts and food justice.

Recent posts

We’ve Lost the Plot: Save John Arntz’s Job!

Living in San Francisco can be wonderful. The city is not without its problems, but its magical heart still beats strong. And then there are the moments in which I
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From Endurance to Strength… in Perimenopause… with Plants… with Positive Groundlessness

In the last few weeks I’ve been making big changes to my nutrition and fitness routine, which call for some careful reflection. The whole thing started when a colleague–a badass
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Extradition, Extreme Punishment, and American Exceptionalism

While at the American Society of Criminology conference, I had the good luck to run into a colleague I really like and admire–Dirk Van Zyl Smit from the University of
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Fighting Ridiculous Court Fees – One Piece at a Time

I’m attending the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology and finding many of the talks illuminating and refreshing. It could be that the overall quality of work has
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