Rich people and especially filthy rich people pay a far lower tax rate than you and I. Warren Buffet pays … Continue reading Why rich people don’t pay taxes
Tourists, thrill seekers and instagrammers are swarming our national parks in exponentially growing numbers. We are in the process of … Continue reading We are loving our national parks to death
We Americans often think that our political system is the best in the world. Unfortunately American government is not the … Continue reading American government is not the world’s best
The statement “race is not a real thing” sounds preposterous. But in one sense race does not really exist. Race … Continue reading Race is not a real thing
My wife and I have a grandson who once came up with some advice for his Grandma while they were … Continue reading Youthful misadventures: Living the Good Life
The world is now in its hottest summer ever and wildfires are now in a dangerous new phase. The hottest … Continue reading Wildfires are now in a dangerous new phase
A story about how I dropped out and found a strange new world on the art show road. At the … Continue reading We can be artists, can’t we?
I first wrote and published the first version of this essay in late 2020. I reread the original essay on … Continue reading How does history happen?
Summertime used to be fun. I used to travel all over the American West taking pictures all summer long. I … Continue reading Summertime used to be fun.
Why are we letting the world burn has suddenly become a very pressing question. Climate change has always been about … Continue reading Why are we letting the world burn?
In many ways the 1960s were the beginning of the end for the US. At least that’s the way many … Continue reading The 1960s were the beginning of the end
An event like the melting of the arctic is called a tipping point. The death of rainforests is another tipping … Continue reading Why Tipping Points are so scary
West Antarctica’s Pine Island glacier has long been known as a weak link in the antarctic ice cap. It has … Continue reading Pine Island Glacier is disintegrating