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Why Leaders Overreact

“It’s easy to second-guess decision makers when you don’t have to live with the consequences of the decision. These decisions are not something you get to do over again if you turn out to be wrong.” Los Angeles Chief of Police Charlie Beck, hours after it

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May Day General Strike Coming Together

Next Tuesday, May 1 will be a day of General Strike in communities across the United States. It’s a day of no working, no school, no banking and no shopping, with 123 American cities planning participation so far.

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Achy Breaky Atheists?

A tale of family woe from Billy Ray Cyrus is a useful fable of the dangerous moral convenience found in taking all the temptation in one’s own heart and ascribing it to an invisible mythological character. Getting dunked in holy water to ward off this “Satan”, one avoids having to look within and face one’s own darkness.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?