Even were it possible to return to whatever passed for normal before — and it isn’t — such a return is not even desirable, both on its own merits and in light of the challenges we face. Continue reading
As severe as these laws are, they ignore a full half of the problem: whether the act of conception was consensual or not, it takes a man to get a woman pregnant. Continue reading
I want people who understand that heroes might make for great stories, but that actual large-scale accomplishment in the real world takes community and cooperation and coalition-building. Continue reading
There’s all kinds of stuff we need to get on if we want to preserve the democracy we cherish and the planet we live on, never mind progressing toward a more just, verdant, and prosperous world. One of the first things is to recognize the fight we’re in and what the stakes are. Continue reading
What is this magical configuration that I’m so convinced will resolve the tension between socialism and capitalism and allow for the most people to prosper, do meaningful work, and find happiness?
It’s pretty simple, really. Socialist base, capitalist superstructure. Continue reading