The history of our shared responsibility, as U.S. citizens, for the deaths at our border is also our responsibility for our government’s decades-long covert attacks on the democratically-elected leaders in those countries.
Blog Posts on Politics
I’ve once again chosen my most popular posts of 2018, based on visits, comments, Tweets and Facebook likes.
It was only words. But words have gotten us where we are now.
The opening of the U.S Congress, two days ago, showed us what happens when we are in the room.
There is something about the fierce wordless independence of the female wolf that stirs an atavistic antagonism.
We all know, if vaguely, that we are facing something we might call a catastrophe.
I have lived here for twenty-seven years, and in all that time, I’ve felt and seen a slow progression in state politics toward justice.
Women have been taught not to scream lest we be discounted as “hysterical”… and so the strength of our voices, and of our fury, has been denigrated and eliminated from public discourse.
My friend Katie is a Cassandra, cursed by the god to know and speak prophesies that no one would believe… Her mission is the end of the world.
Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress brought to my mind James B. Duke’s testimony more than a hundred years ago explaining and excusing his tobacco monopoly.