Is self-employment the best way to change the world?

Recently I attended an anti-racist community event at which the question was posed: What moves us to do this work? While another participant shared their vision for a future without the harms of oppression, I looked inward. The future seems too far off. In this moment, the future is a fiction that I can’t be sure will be achieved; it’s too abstract. Yet in this moment I had a felt sense of why I was…