1969 was the year I learned to fly. Mentally, but it felt to me as if I had wings. The world spun faster on its axis. Everything changed. We had the best music and the most fun we’d ever have… Read More ›
There is a line we should have never crossed, but we crossed it. We feel endangered because we are in danger. There is a very strong likelihood our grandchildren will not have the freedom or the right to vote.
The future of climate: do you have any idea what’s really coming? – by Sean Munger – Sean Munger’s History and Culture Dispatches
This article is part of a long ongoing series of my thoughts on the role of climate change in history, which interfaces with the collapse of American democracy. Other articles in this series: The “Lenin” of climate change; rising fascism; do-nothing Democrats; the… Read More ›
The phone rang. The caller ID flashed, showing one of Boston’s two major newspapers. I figured it was the sales department. I handed the phone to Marilyn. I heard Marilyn respond “yes” several times and was puzzled. We didn’t need… Read More ›
We were doomed to fail in Afghanistan because we had no idea what we were really doing there. Yesterday, August 15, 2021, the Taliban recaptured Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, after a lightning offensive that followed the withdrawal of U.S…. Read More ›