I'm gonna let this largely speak for itself as a statement about modern culture and modern race relations. I will note first that this young lady is only 16 years old and then I'll add my own ...
As you may know from his last two diaries , BFSkinner had abdominal surgery on Wednesday. The surgeons removed a mass that was apparently not cancerous, and they also reduced a hernia. I talked ...
The good news is that the economy today is much better than it was six years ago when George W. Bush left office. The bad news is that, despite these improvements, the 40-year decline of the ...
Normally, I’m pretty good with words. At the moment, I’m not at my best, for reasons I hope are self evident. However, I’m going to do my best to remember someone who gave more to my life than ...
Originally published in Tikkun Daily
"Go f-ck yourself," Jon Stewart said in a moment of perceptible anger.
This wasn't the usual, lighthearted barb during a satirical ...
I wrote an update to you a few days ago about the unprecedented spending in my State Senate race. One single conservative donor has now spent more than $1.5 million to defeat me . If you ...
The following is an excerpt from my forthcoming book, The Culture of Cruelty: How America's Elite Demonize the Poor, Valorize the Rich and Jeopardize the Future (San Francisco: City Lights, 2015) ...
My mother has Alzheimer's, but she still has it going on enough to vote and today she asked me to fill out her mail-in ballot. She said, "Just pick all the Democrats". Easy choice, right? ...
For many years the mystique of boy King Tutankhamen and his fabulous tomb has enthralled us, and now scientists have worked their wonders and revealed the real King Tut.
In November of 1922, ...
I love this sort of story.
Ancient Siberian Mummy Had Breast Cancer and Self-Medicated with Marijuana October 18, 2014 |
A team of Russian scientists has determined that the Siberian “ ice ...