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The M-word, the C-word (no, not that C-word), and The Boston Globe

Update. From Ellen Clegg, the ever-responsive editor of The Boston Globe’s opinion pages:

.@dankennedy_nu Apologies that this was not caught. Alerting our style committee. …

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*Afterthought #58 -Feeling Patriotic

All month I’ve been looking and listening for encouragement to do hope. I’ve been surprised to find comfort and inspiration around the concept of patriotism. 223 more words


More on Trump's Generals

W.J. Astore

In a longer article for TomDispatch.com, I recently wrote about Donald Trump’s team of generals for national defense and homeland security. Trump wants four senior retired generals, two from the Army and two from the Marine Corps, to serve as his senior… 581 more words

US Politics

Trump’s Generals Are Playing Russian Roulette, Too

Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and a few career climate change deniers are attempting to profit at the planet’s peril.

While Donald Trump and his crew have been busy waging… 1,082 more words

A Bit of Green Reading

Books, I can’t recall a single day of my life when I didn’t have at least one book next to me. I can escape through books and I learn from them. 1,460 more words

Enviornmental Concerns

Democrats should be inspired and push forward from Standing Rock

This is a fantastic day. The Army has announced that it  “will not approve an easement that would allow the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota.” As… 813 more words


This morning on the way to class I saw the following tweet from environmentalist and founder of 350.org, Bill McKibben:

At least 31 Alaskan cities and towns ‘at risk of imminent destruction’ from climate change, says NYT…

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