Look, I don't know what we're supposed to do about our bullshit political system but it seems to me that it must start with facing up to the facts.
Believing that this time, someone is actually ...
[ The third in this series of reposts detailing the dramatic events of May 1970. May Day that year turned out to be the first day of the most massive student strike in US history, an upsurge I'm ...
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Politico is reporting that Bernie Sanders will likely announce on Thursday that he is going to run for President. This is good news for Progressives, and good news for the Democrat party. Bernie's ...
A couple of years ago, I spent many hours with Bernie Sanders interviewing him for Playboy magazine (the interview was published in October 2013). I've just received permission to post unpublished ...
We had a fundraiser for fineena a couple of days back and you guys kicked ass. I can't tell you how thankful I am for your kindness and generosity. These qualities are the finest the human race has ...
Her name is Fineena. Many of you know her. She's been around since '08 and is known for her personal generosity and enthusiastic participation in our community. She's also known for the cool scarves ...
Last week, I promised to throw something together for today's open thread. This will be a fairly short diary, but I hope my genealogy-geek friends will find it sweet.
Genealogy & Family ...
Welcome to Thursday Coffee Hour. This is an open topic thread so help yourself to the goodies and sit a spell and let us know what is new with you. One of my go to recipes when I need to get my ...
Note to Kossacks: This is more 1st draft material from my book in progress, The Secret History of My Foolish Heart . It is adapted from an unfinished chapter and enhanced (or embellished, at least) ...