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Happy Maia Day!

A Homeric hymn tells of how Zeus “came” to visit Maia in her “cave”, so that the sky god and the earth goddess became parents of Hermes, the Good Shepherd who moves between earth and sky.

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Williamsburg Bridge Into Manhattan Occupied!

Just as hundreds of protesters from Brooklyn poured into Bryant Park, hundreds of others left to protest restaurant exploitation of immigrant workers. The May Day general strike and protests for economic justice appear to be having a strong impact so far today.

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Can We Have A Day Of Global Love?

I won’t be celebrating Global Love Day. Real love isn’t global. To say that we can achieve worldwide “oneness” through easy embraces of is to cheapen the idea of love. Real love isn’t easy. We aren’t all united as one, and we’re not going to be.

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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.

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