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The Less Things Change…

The shock has worn off. At first we reeled and balked out of a sentiment of betrayed fury, but eventually we grew glumly quiet – and gradually we opened our … Continue reading

June 10, 2014 · 7 Comments

Fighting Fire with Arsonists

As the sun set on March 7th a diffuse band of marathoners began an arduous trek: the “National Day of Unplugging.” From sundown on the 7th to sundown on the … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · 10 Comments

A Prequel to 1984? Just look around…

If George Orwell had decided to write a prequel to his novel 1984 it is conceivable that the tale would look very much like a description of our current times. … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · 13 Comments

To Live Justly in Unjust Times

Key to the concept of democracy is the notion that those who are elected to serve the people will be good stewards of this responsibility. That these individuals will recognize … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · 12 Comments

In Which Country Do You Dream?

In which country do you lay your head down to rest? It is a deceptively simple question, one that easily prompts a response of “this country” or “that country,” yet … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · 4 Comments

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