By all appearances, gone. I have to believe something will come up from the roots.
In the face of a mantra of “only get worse“, “only get worse,” “only get worse,” “only get worse,” I offer this instance of bad matters getting better. The U.S. Census Bureau has just released information on the gap in median pay between men and
That sure is a lovely, comforting yellow flower. That sure is a lovely, comforting notion. And yet, despite the considerable hope Christopher Reeve communicated, over and over, it wasn’t possible, was it? It didn’t happen, did it? He never walked. He’s dead. The message behind
The Bible is as clear as mud on many subjects, but it’s absolutely clear about the practice of usury (lending money at a high rate of interest). As far as I’m aware, there are no Bible verses that encourage Christians to engage in usury, but
That’s what Tom said and asked last night. He’s right: government is corrupt. So would I have people do? I would have people strain and stretch and TRY, and not just through voting, but through organized social movement activity. Politics is no more and no
While homeland security zealots have predicted a nuclear weapon attack on United States soil will occur this July 4, a visitor to Irregular Times asserts that we have an apocalypse now. You may have noticed Tom’s frequent comments here that the world as we know
Planning a trip to midcoast Maine for next summer? If you’re half of a gay or lesbian couple, plan carefully. It’s unfortunate, but same-sex couples have to carefully consider whether they’ll be welcomed, cold-shouldered, harassed or even assaulted for the simple act of holding hands
You won’t find the community of West Rose, New York listed on any maps, and I’m not sure it is really there any more. But when I was younger, growing up in rural Central New York, the hills west of Rose had a fading reputation
Gears of war? How does that bring us a hope that runs deep?
Albert Einstein spoke the same message that Barack Obama speaks today: That we do not need to be restricted to the fears and hatreds of our predecessors. We can overcome it. Germany did not listen to Albert Einstein in 1932. Will America listen to Barack Obama in 2008?