Tag Archive | civil rights

NYPD’S NAZI RAID

I live in the Bronx and was just a few train stops south of this Nazi-like raid by NYPD. I heard nothing about it between the day it happened and the day I hit the road one week later to go west to help a severely disabled person relocate. This is not typical police behavior […]

Black Women and the Carceral State

Just read…

Richie Havens

Richie Havens was one of the most uniquely talented singer/guitarists to ever come along. He created a style of guitar playing that could provoke the imagination while bringing deep emotions to the surface. It could evoke sadness and longing, but it could also bring forth warmth, love and a peacefulness in a way that few […]

Hillary Clinton For President?

Really? Hillary Clinton deserves to be president simply because she’s smart, extremely ambitious and has been in politics for so long? And because she’s been attacked viciously by simple-minded cheerleaders in the republican party for years? And because it’s time for a woman to be president of the United States? While I agree wholeheartedly with […]

RAINBOW WARRIOR: Radical Farmers Use Fresh Food to Fight Racial Injustice and the New Jim Crow

This is a story of inspiration… RAINBOW WARRIOR: Radical Farmers Use Fresh Food to Fight Racial Injustice and the New Jim Crow.

What Are YOU Waiting For?

What are YOU doing about the incredibly pathetic state of pretend freedom in the world today? Seriously. This was inspired by concern about an important health issue, but has morphed into a strange brew – mostly about the delusional perception of freedom in modern society and delving into a taste of corporate misdirection. Yes, we […]

Don’t Worry, We’ll Do Your Thinking For You

I was reading an article today about the rash of new legislation regarding the right of people having a choice in whether or not their children are vaccinated. Now, I’m not writing about the safety of vaccines. My own opinion is that many vaccines are relatively safe and necessary for the health of the public […]