• “Commons” is a blog of http://wisrville.org/ for students, faculty and others of the Western Institute for Social Research (WISR pronounced “wiser”) who want to engage in discussion about a variety of topics we are developing in our social research studies. To find out more about WISR, go to our website,  http://www.wisr.edu/about/index.htm . To…[Read more]

  • This blog has been started by Drs. Cynthia Lawrence and Marilyn Jackson of the Western Institute for Social Research.  It is about songs and music that are inspiring and motivational for social change and social change movements.  We are starting this blog around Labor Day in September 2010 in Berkeley, California.  We intend to post [...]

  • I’m excited about this. I hope we can have a phone conference soon to talk about it. I guess I should get on Skype too!!!