Conformity & The Holidays

November 20, 2018 5:59 PM0 comments

A reminder that as we enter into “the Holidays,” that everyone’s experience of them is not as sugar-coated as many may like to believe. For many who need room to grow in their lives, breaking out of behavior patterns and expectations developed in their childhoods, family gatherings can be a […]

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Trump’s Mewling Failure in Paris

November 14, 2018 6:20 PM0 comments

Donald Trump’s epic fail in France last weekend, as he sat curled up in a fetal position in his room at the American embassy petulantly sulking over the stunning defeat he was handed by the American people in the U.S. midterm elections on Nov. 6, perceiving the whole world to […]

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A New, Universal Spirituality

November 7, 2018 8:42 PM0 comments

It’s misleading to treat electoral results strictly from the standpoint of winners and losers, and not from a more nuanced perspective that is able to detect “long wave” trends and potentials. In the case of the 2018 Midterms, a sober and insightful approach shows that the nation is increasingly sick […]

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The Enemy of Trump Is the Power of Virtue

October 31, 2018 4:48 PM0 comments

The brilliant modern civil rights leader Rev. William Barber said this week, “I am reminded of what Dr. (Martin Luther) King said after four little girls were murdered in an Alabama church: ‘We must be concerned not merely about who murdered them, but about the system, the way of life, […]

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The Next Feminist Wave About to Hit

October 24, 2018 7:49 PM0 comments

A friend recently gave me one of those extreme wide-angle-lens black and white framed photographs that had belonged to his dad who was a White House correspondent in the 1940s. I had it hung in my office as a poignant object lesson, asking visitors to take a close look and […]

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‘A Bridge Over Troubled Waters’

October 17, 2018 8:12 PM0 comments

Grammy Award Lifetime Achievement Award winner Paul Simon, who needs no introduction to anyone alive in the era of the great American social upheavals of the 1960s and the subsequent waves of counterrevolutionary dissembling in the 1970s, made an epic appearance on “Saturday Night Live” last weekend to, at age […]

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The Sun Also Rises

October 10, 2018 8:02 PM0 comments

“The Sun Also Rises.” Ernest Hemingway’s early success was published in the mid-1920s when the world was still reeling from the effects of the unfathomable Great War, also known as the War to End All Wars and World War I. It wasn’t just that an estimated 17 million people died […]

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Kavanaugh Culture

October 3, 2018 8:12 PM0 comments

Speaking at his road trip rally Tuesday night, in addition to his disgusting, misogynistic trashing of key Senate Intelligence Committee witness Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, our president called his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh “a perfect human being.” So, consider the source for that one. If Kavanaugh is “a perfect […]

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How the Russians Got Trump Elected

September 26, 2018 6:33 PM0 comments

One of the most compelling articles documenting how the Russians hacked the 2016 U.S. presidential election and turned the outcome in favor of Donald Trump is by Jane Mayer in this week’s New Yorker, entitled, “How Russia Helped Swing the Election for Trump.” The subtitle is, “A Meticulous Analysis of […]

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Kavanaugh & A Feminist Morality Play

September 19, 2018 7:01 PM0 comments

Once again, the issue comes down to the fundamental components of the most intimate and pervasive form of oppression by and large sanctioned and exercised by our species — male chauvinism. It is such a pervasive reality that it is really hard to fully grasp, even by otherwise enlightened women. […]

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