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Martin Luther King Day 2021

January 17, 2021

This year Martin Luther King Day falls between an insurrection at the nation's Capital Building January 6th and the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as our next President and Vice President on January 20th.

In the months since the pandemic began, the wealth of the world’s 651 billionaires increased by over $1 Trillion. I'm not sure that people involved in the insurrection identify themselves as being at the effect of such disparities in the distribution of resources. Yet I wonder if they have don't have more in common with nearly half of U.S. citizens living near or below the poverty line than with the 1%.

Bye Bye 2020

December 31, 2020

2020 is history at midnight.
What are you looking forward to in 2021? What have you missed most during the pandemic?
Have there been any positive changes in your life?

Do Not Despair

September 4, 2020

“The day may dawn when fair play, love for one’s fellow man, respect for justice and freedom, will enable tormented generations to march forth serene and triumphant from the hideous epoch in which we have to dwell. Meanwhile, never flinch, never weary, never despair.”

“The day may dawn when fair play, love for one’s fellow man, respect for justice and freedom, will enable tormented generations to march forth serene and triumphant from the hideous epoch in which we have to dwell. Meanwhile, never flinch, never weary, never despair.”

Lately we’re being given a boatload of opportunities to feel depressed about the current situation in our country. I’ll address the cultural and ecological ones elsewhere. Today I want to focus on the political ones.

Healing Crisis

March 17, 2020