Monthly Archives: March 2017

HOW TO RESIST CLIMATE DENIERS

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by Nancy Adair On the very first Earth Day, April 20, 1970, I joined hundreds of earth-lovers on Dunn Meadow, the wide lawn in front of our Student Union, for an event that was part march, part celebration. Warm weather came early that year. We walked barefoot through the grass and dipped our toes into […]

Resist! A Premonition

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by Carol McMillan Do you remember what you felt the week before the 2016 presidential election? As an ardent Bernie Sanders supporter, I still nursed some anger at the Democratic National Committee and the media, feeling they hadn’t given him the coverage they’d given Hillary Clinton, but, still, we were about to elect the first […]

Truth

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And if all others accepted the lie which the Party imposed—if all records told the same tale—then the lie passed into history and became truth. —George Orwell, 1984 One slim silver lining in the dark, towering cloud of recent events is a new respect for truth. People – even liberals – have in the past […]

AN OPEN LETTER TO BETSY DEVOS

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By Linda Morrow  Dear Ms. DeVos, Of all the appointments your President – not mine – made to his cabinet, yours was the one I resisted and feared the most. He-who-shall-not-be-named recently said, “Who knew health insurance could be so complicated?” As a retired public school educator, with a thirty-five year career as a middle […]