Humanity and this planet depend on supplanting “zero sum game” relations with “non zero sum game” ones. The extraordinary stress of the past month has led to record attendance at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. of high-powered families bidding farewell to a panda headed to China, with an assist […]
We recognize African American history during the month of February as an integral part of American history, and celebrate...
The ongoing Russian intervention into the U.S. presidential election and White House operations goes way beyond just...
The late legendary White House correspondent Helen Thomas (1920-2013), whom I was so deeply honored to have in my employ...
The extreme events of the last two weeks have established at least two things: First, there is an autocratic regime in the White House now more alienated from the nation’s core democratic values and traditions than perhaps any in memory; and, second, there is a new movement, coalesced veritably overnight, […]Read more ›
There are lies, damn lies and presidential lies. All his life, Donald Trump has routinely used lying and deception as go-to tools in his toolbox for his business and electoral campaign dealings. He’s now president of the U.S. His prevalent pattern of lying and dissembling that he learned on the […]Read more ›
President Obama’s final public words to the American people and the world at his final press conference in the White House yesterday was a visionary clarion call to empower as happy warriors those who will carry on the fight for the progressive values he’s stood for and that will be […]Read more ›
The Uncouth. It is the movement of the great Uncouth that is taking over the world before our very eyes. Rude, lacking in good manners and grace, coarse, loutish, boorish, says the dictionary, lacking a context which subsumes the notion that such a quality is simply antisocial, or asocial. What […]Read more ›
On New Year’s Day, CNN ran a story on Brilliant Light Power’s progress in developing its SunCell which the company claims has the capability of replacing all other sources of energy. The network had run a story on an earlier version of this technology about nine years ago but noted […]Read more ›
In the opening of the Biblical Gospel of John, the contrast of light to darkness (“the Light” which God both was and made, “shineth in the darkness and the darkness comprehended it not” – King James translation) set the theme for the whole Gospel account. Of this Light, also identified […]Read more ›