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Judy Balch Liteky, ¡presente!

Today I went to a service celebrating the life of our wonderful Judy Balch Liteky, a woman who graced so many lives with her compassion and her activism.  It occurred to me that she achieved what has lately eluded me, … Continue reading

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The call of the dream; yes, another call to break the map and the mold and elect Bernie

This world is now the blood in my veins How can blood sleep? It has to pump through… My veins dance burning with the blood of madness The final laughter of the Magician. – Jalal-ud-Din Rumi Yesterday we had an … Continue reading

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The Sounds of Silence

This Simon and Garfunkel song in particular was and continues to be one of my favorite songs since the difficult years of my youth, in a country where racism was king and war and greed were deemed normal consumer goods, … Continue reading

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End the corruption and the rigging! ¡Paremos la corrupción y la manipulación de las elecciones!

This article is posted bilingually.  Este artículo está presentado en formato bilingüe. Last night, after days of sleeping no more than three or four hours, I conked out at 6 p.m. and slept almost 12 hours, without having dinner, wearing all … Continue reading

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Telling the truth is an honorable act: it is not “bashing”

“More and more I feel that the people of ill will have used time much more effectively than have the people of good will. We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions … Continue reading

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Berta Isabel Cáceres, ¡presente!

I have been to too many funerals, memorial services, celebrations of people’s lives, but tonight’s memorial event for Berta Isabel Cáceres, the Honduran environmental activist who was murdered on March 4th, may have been one of the most moving and … Continue reading

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Let the new world begin!

Here it is again, from me: For all of you (us) depressed and negative about last night and about Bernie’s possibilities on the Democratic ballot: 1. We knew back in April of 2015 when he announced his candidacy that it … Continue reading

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