Category Archives: politics

The 1970 Women’s Strike: A Bit of History

Published on Wednesday, March 08, 2017 by BillMoyers.com Fifty years after the 19th (the Suffrage) Amendment had passed, tens of thousands of American women abandoned their husbands, their desks, their typewriters and their waitress stations to march down the avenues … Continue reading

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A Wondrous Quartet

I have often preached on the indispensability of empathy in cooperative human relationships—e.g., here and here and here. But to “make the world a better place,” as so many of us want to do, empathy is not enough. It is … Continue reading

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Time to thank the trumpeters

By Kathie Malley-Morrison The growing torrent of protests against the assaults on life and liberty being perpetrated by the Trump agenda are a welcome sign of resistance in the eyes of millions of Americans, including me. But we must remember … Continue reading

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Looking for inspiration?

In our country right now, frustration, anger, and fear are running rampant, along with the scapegoating that inevitably accompanies those emotions. But know what?  If you are alive, you can make a difference.  Millions of people are striving actively on … Continue reading

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