A “Secret” On Abolishing Arms That Could Abort Earth’s Future

By | January 23rd, 2017|Corporate Responsibility, Peace, Weapons of Mass Destruction|

Which 21st century leader could openly support universal adoption of L-41 to abolish nuclear weapons? Would not the future of Earth, our “common home” and all living creatures be aborted in the event of another nuclear exchange? Who will be the potentate to call for use of nuclear weapons the third time?

Grandpa, What Will Life Be Like With This Global Warming?

By | January 17th, 2017|Climate Change, Corporate Responsibility, Politics|

Children have precociously decided to jolt our adult generation of “sheeple.” Children do not believe adults are acting seriously about an issue on which the Pentagon warned all in 2004.

Will 2017 Birth Our New Abolition? 

By | January 1st, 2017|Climate Change, Corporate Responsibility, Politics, War Crimes, Weapons of Mass Destruction|

October 27, 2016 the UN General Assembly considered resolution L-41, a document designed to abolish nuclear weapons globally. The final vote was 123 (of 195) countries in support with 38 in opposition. There were sixteen abstentions. The USA opposes abolition.

Rex Tillerson Believes Humans “Will Adapt To Climate Change”

By | December 18th, 2016|Climate Change, Corporate Responsibility, Environment, Politics, Renewable Energy, Water|

Earlier this year our organization, the Rockefeller Family Fund (RFF), announced that it would divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies. We mean to do this gradually, but in a public statement we singled out ExxonMobil for immediate divestment because of its “morally reprehensible conduct.” (NY Review of Books, p.31)

When Will “Democracy Now” Be Silenced?

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

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.

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

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

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?

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

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

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 [...]

To Where Can Earthlings Flee?

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

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.

November Is The Time Of Migration For Geese Following Nature

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

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.