I saw it was your birthday so I bought this card and felt the need to write a note in it – something beyond Happy birthday. Like, how I saw on the news that the hills are on fire again and five more species have been declared extinct and another glacier melted.
Last year at the Oslo Freedom Forum, a man named Fred Warmbier took the stage. It was a bit strange to see a middle aged white American male on that […]
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We are talking on the phone when you remind me, today is National Book Day. Until that point, our conversation was like every other…
Many political candidates are asking us to imagine a very different future than the species has ever confronted. From Andrew Yang’s pitch for UBI in a world where the biggest […]
Humans are diminishing the Earth’s resources far faster than nature or technology can possibly replace them. We can stop, anytime. But it seems we won’t, not without a revolution. I […]
“Not a dollar more than legally required.” This was the answer that Mitt Romney gave to a journalist’s question about how much he paid in taxes. He said it with […]
There’s a girl I knew, in the strange way of the Internet. Named for a flower, she is the daughter of a man I met on a defunct writing site…a […]
Are you a glass half empty or glass half full person? What if it’s a jar of broken glass? Spread there, for you to step on? This is a question […]
What a difference a day makes.
Today I read the last words of a reporter who blogged his own death. His name was Mark Mooney, and I don’t know what kind of reporter he was in […]