Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Frederick Douglass: wise words for 2017

Our 2017 calendar features American statesman Frederick Douglass and his wise words on the importance of justice and equality. After escaping from slavery in Maryland, Frederick Douglass (1818–1895) became one of the most important social reformers, orators and statesman of the 19th century. He dedicated most of his boundless energy to the fight for emancipation […]

Native American activist celebrated in Red Sun 2016 calendar

Fulfilling a mission that combines printing and social justice provides fascinating challenges for us a Red Sun Press, where activism has been running through the presses since 1974. Taking up the flag of Leonard Peltier seemed like natural fit. A native American activist struggling for the rights of his people and the land of his origins, Peltier’s case has been […]

Jewish Voice for Peace slam-dunks with P/I video

This video appears on YouTube, among many other places; but there it is greeted by the usual chorus of war-mongering hatred that any honest treatment of P/I information is likely to produce. JVP has produced this primer for people like you and me, and, frankly, anyone who needs a basic way to communicate the issue. […]

Own The Change

Thinking about starting a worker co-op, or going to work for one? This video, from GRITtv & TESA, the Toolbox for Education and Social Action, is a good primer on the cooperative movement and what it means to form a worker-co-op. Interviews with workers from many U.S. co-ops help piece together an engaging and compelling […]

Co-operation Nation

The worker co-op movement goes back almost to the day when when people first strapped on their boots and headed out to the factory or into the fields. Today in the U.S. there are thousands of businesses organized around the principles of cooperation, forming an increasingly significant sub-culture of the economy. With umbrella organizations such […]

2015 Calendar Depicts Threats of Injustice

Red Sun Press’ 2015 calendar is here, featuring an original illustration by Jesse Racusen, our newest Digital Production Specialist. We’ve mailed a bunch of them already, but let us know if you haven’t received it or would like additional copies. The striking image of ghostly desolation is accented by an eminent quote from Rev. Dr. […]

Divest! Divest! Divest! (with music!)

As a commercial print shop Red Sun has always stood out in its deliberate support of progressive politics. All the more gratifying then, to see community activists and organizations in our circle doing the hard work of organizing for peace and justice. In this case, Jewish Voice for Peace, Grassroots International and American Friends Service […]

Tips for Crafting an Effective Fundraising Appeal

It’s that time of year again, school is back in session and the holidays are going to be here before you know it! This is the time of year in which development teams across the land start to put their attention to sending out appeals to their members and donors. Here at Red Sun Press […]

Where were you when…

As progressive activists since well before the era of YouTube and Facebook, our collective memories sometimes get a bit weak or blurry. This is exacerbated by frequent feelings of vain struggles and bitter defeats suffered over the years at the hands of gadflies like Ronald Reagan and Dick Cheney. Even if if we still haven’t […]

We are screwed beyond belief

Image credit: NASA and the MODIS Rapid Response Team There are no words.