Category Archives: Democracy

Getting to Good

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By Kathie MM In a response to my recent post  honoring Gene Sharpe for his long commitment to nonviolent opposition to dictatorial regimes, Ed Agro commented, “the prescriptions are of little help in the next step: once the struggle is “over” – … Continue reading

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Message from the Number 1 President of the United States

by Kathie MM Dare you ignore him? He was not just the first President of this country, he was a philosopher, a psychologist, a great and highly revered historical figure. He has been called the “Father of the nation.” He refused … Continue reading

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“Becoming Mars”: Destruction of Life on Earth

“Becoming Mars”: Destruction of Life on Earth Anthony J. Marsella, Ph.D. Reflections of Robert J. Burrowes’ Essay: “Life on Earth is Dying” Robert J. Burrowes’ article, “Life on Earth is Dying’” (Transcend Media Service, Dec 12, 2016) is one of … Continue reading

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Make America Masculine Again?

By Gordon Fellman It is interesting that the main word in “Make America Great Again”—the crucial adjective—remains not only murky but completely undefined. We must guess, but Mr. Trump’s public remarks may offer indirect clues. Does “great” suggest reinstituting slavery? … Continue reading

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