Little hope for Peace on Earth

Even if humankind lasts another 100,000 years, which seems unlikely, we may never have peace on earth. Human beings seem wired for conflict, for envy of the neighbor, for […] Continue Reading…

Christmas, Christians and a wall

The conservative media axis is aflame with anger and resentment over President Donald J. Trump’s failure so far to procure funding for his wall across […] Continue Reading…

Aren’t black men “good guys with guns?”

For decades now, the gun lobby has vigorously promoted the dangerous view that citizens of the United States have the right to openly carry firearms wherever they want — […] Continue Reading…

Without Roe, women will die

Dr. Leana Wen,head of Planned Parenthood My mother remembers those harrowing times before the U. S. Supreme Court validated a woman’s right to control her own […] Continue Reading…

Exit Sessions, enter chaos

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is a xenophobe who opposes even legal immigration, a heartless nationalist who allowed small children to be snatched from their parents’ arms, a bigot […] Continue Reading…

Christine Blasey Ford’s courage and my #MeToo moment

Many years ago, when I was in my early 30s, a man tried to force me to perform fellatio on him. He grabbed the back of my head with […] Continue Reading…

Is Brett Kavanaugh lying?

If you wonder why Christine Blasey Ford resisted coming forward for decades — why she waited so long to tell the world her claim that Brett Kavanaugh once sexually […] Continue Reading…