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Joan E. Bauer: On the Brink, 1938

A happy vicar I might have been…

-George Orwell

On the Spanish battlefield, he would crawl

on his stomach searching for potatoes.

The POUM (Marxist Workers’ Party) made him… 165 more words

Poetry

Timothy Snyder: Fighting authoritarianism -- 20 lessons from the 20th century

Americans are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism, or communism. Our one advantage is that we might learn from their experience. 1,023 more words

Opinion Leaders

The Women's March in Pictures

The second day of the Trump administration saw an unprecedented wave of protests swell across the globe, as the Women’s March on Washington and its sister marches on all continents—yes, including Antarctica—fought back against the U.S. 170 more words

Opinion Leaders

Charles Davidson: A Call to Action -- Christians in response to Donald Trump

Dr. Martin Luther King declared in a speech exactly one year before his death: “We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. 1,189 more words

Opinion Leaders

How Big Oil Conquered The World

It is our unbridled consumerism that helps enable the War State, constant wars and foreign coups, etc. We no longer know the value of things when goods are so disposable. 12 more words

Political

Tolstoy Journal, January 20, 2017

Back in the saddle on the Tolstoy front. In Florida I read no Tolstoy–instead I read Reality Hunger by David Shields and The Cretan Runner… 524 more words

Blog Post

Friday Reads | 20th January 2017

Yes, I’m doing 2 Friday Reads posts in a row. Why? Well, to be honest, this week has been a bit just bitty… low level stuff has happened that made me not get the opportunity, or desire, to post. 845 more words

Books