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When Will “Democracy Now” Be Silenced?

While living in Ossining, NY during the 1960’s, I listened to my friend Jim Beach from Tarrytown, NY give honest political reports about events each evening on Radio WHUD (Tarrytown is a city on the Hudson River 25 miles north of New York City). One day Jim received a phone call from a man in Cleveland who said “Your political comments would no longer be needed.” Jim and I were somewhat shocked to discover his astute progressive political observations would be replaced by a corporate takeover.

By | December 18th, 2016|Climate Change, Corporate Responsibility, Local, Op Ed, Peace, Politics|0 Comments

Christmas 2016 – Warnings, Migrant Births & Assistance From “Doulas”

Fr. Rohr concludes, “We are all in school!” For the first time in nearly eighty years this December, I learned of professional midwifes who are called “Doulas.” The Chinese word for birth is “to come out to the world.” Was there a Doula present with Mary and Joseph at the moment Jesus entered our world?

By | December 18th, 2016|Peace, Poetry, Spiritual, Stories|0 Comments

If We Do Not Read All Of Our History Or We Might Repeat It

In 2014 a Gallup poll was taken among 60,000 people in sixty countries. Results were not well received by public opinion researchers from the USA. Respondents believed the United States and Israel were the two most dangerous threats to peace. Compared to origins of human history in Mesopotamia over 4000 years ago, the United States [...]

By | December 18th, 2016|Corporate Responsibility, Politics, War Crimes|0 Comments

To Where Can Earthlings Flee?

The Kyoto protocol was an early effort to confront our global reality of planetary warming accompanied by the steady rising of ocean levels. Even rural people without University degrees who struggle to survive in developing nations know without doubt Earth is heating up.

By | November 28th, 2016|Climate Change, Politics, Weapons of Mass Destruction|0 Comments

November Is The Time Of Migration For Geese Following Nature

November 2016 brought a blanket of global fear for people of color, environmentalists (don’t we all want pure air, water, food?), political progressives and maturing youths born in the 1970’s. Never in the history of our immigrant nation have researchers noted two more unpopular leading candidates.

By | November 27th, 2016|Climate Change, Corporate Responsibility, Peace, Politics|0 Comments

Will The Military Educate Their Commander-In-Chief Someday?

Following consultation with the Pentagon about global warming as a threat to all of us, Mr. Trump might invite Professor Hal Wanless from the University of Florida to explain how much of Florida will be inundated by a rising ocean.

By | November 27th, 2016|Literacy, Politics, Water|0 Comments

Should Church’s consider Solar Panels to be better Environmental Stewards?

It is certain that Pope Benedict made Vatican City “carbon neutral” by placing solar panels on buildings there. Vatican City is the first city-state/nation to achieve that status. 195 countries will eventually follow into the solar age.

By | October 26th, 2016|Climate Change, Renewable Energy|0 Comments

Did Don & Hil wink at cold war II?

Global network against weapons & nuclear power in space (www.uspeacecouncil.org) provides a “chokehold” map depicting how NATO and the USA are encircling Russia and China with military bases and trident submarines lurking in the Atlantic and pacific.

By | October 25th, 2016|Politics, War Crimes, Weapons of Mass Destruction|0 Comments