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contemplating the Green New Deal

I care immensely about the earth, the people on it, and our beautifully interdependent relationship.  So it is with some hope that I saw the Green New Deal become a topic of discussion in recent months. Last week, of course, … Continue reading

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sitting out the Super Bowl

I admit it. I find the Super Bowl disturbing. It’s a night when seemingly all of America drops everything, comes together, and focuses all of their attention on … football. At a very basic level, I find the game itself … Continue reading

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embracing the polar vortex

The snow flies around me, tracing wild paths through the air. The wind sweeps it over and down the roof of a house, and then, up, up, and it suddenly swirls into a small tornado – fast and fantastic. I … Continue reading

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NO. No. No, and no. The United States has exactly no business inserting itself into the sovereign affairs of Venezuela. Who in this country is not weary of the endless meddling, suffering, and loss of life corporate/government interests have fostered … Continue reading

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stand for love

  We saw a lot of marching this weekend. Many people went to Washington D.C. and cities around the country to press the issues of women and indigenous peoples. Ultimately, the marching was about oppression, injustice, inequality – and shaping … Continue reading

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don’t bother

And what if there is no State of the Union address delivered live from Congress on its appointed date? I know it won’t break my heart if the words have to be delivered in writing instead – like it used … Continue reading

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