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
In the US and in much of the western world we are now living in an era of uncertainty, anxiety … Continue reading We are now living in an era of uncertainty, anxiety and fear.
A survey found that a majority of voters support initiatives to fight climate change. This post is from a New … Continue reading A Majority of voters support fighting climate change
The title of this post, A long lonesome look at America is the title of a great article in the … Continue reading A long lonesome look at America
Joe Biden has been promising a return to normal as soon as he is inaugurated. Actually, back to normal is … Continue reading Back to normal is the last thing we need now
It was a huge surprise to me that only 33% in US have a bachelors degree. By contrast, 92% of … Continue reading Only 33% in US have a bachelors degree
People often wonder about history. We often ask questions like, how does history happen? How do wars happen? Are wars … Continue reading Are wars inevitable?
One of the worst things Donald Trump did was to block a transition from fossil fuels to renewable fuels. But … Continue reading A huge energy transition is coming
In my opinion, today is the day we need to forget Trump and move on. The Trump Administration has finally … Continue reading We Need to Forget Trump and Move on
The period in America right after World War Two and continuing up until the 1970s is often called the Golden … Continue reading Growing up in America’s Golden Age
The other day my 16 year old granddaughter asked me what socialism was. So I wrote her an email about … Continue reading What is Socialism today
Donald Trump has a large base. It includes about 42% of all American voters. This number has not budged for most of … Continue reading Why Does Trump’s Base Love Him
In my last post I looked at the bright side of our environmental future. It looks very much like fossil … Continue reading The dark side of climate change
One of the best environmental blogs on the internet is by David Roberts on Vox. Dave Roberts is hands down … Continue reading Video on the end of fossil fuels
Several recent articles in the New York Times and The Atlantic Magazine point out that the rapidly growing conspiracy theory, … Continue reading Conspiracy theory or a new religion?