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Inspiration for Changing the World in Seven Charts

"The time is always right to do what is right"

(Illustration: Brendan Leonard)
graph showing progress and time with Malcolm X quote

graph about how opinion and action lead to effectiveness with Coretta Scott King quote
(Illustration: Brendan Leonard)


graph saying when to do what's right from birth to death with Martin Luther King Jr. quote
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graph saying when to do what's right from birth to death with quote from da mayor
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graph showing how optimism and pessimism create fatalism with Rebecca Solnit quote
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a wave made up of small boxes that say ACT with a Howard Zinn quote
(Illustration: Brendan Leonard)


many calendars that show action should be everyday not just one, with an Audre Lorde quote
(Illustration: Brendan Leonard)


Brendan Leonard’s new book, Bears Don’t Care About Your Problems: More Funny Shit in the Woods from Semi-Rad.com, is out now.

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