Utilizing the Longview: Humans Must Never Be Grist for the Mill

Here in San Francisco, Super Bowl celebrations, parties, and festivities are planned over the next few weeks. I started reading this article, and these startling statistics remind me how important it is to teach and cultivate caring over competition.

I mentioned a line from a Carl Sandburg poem today to a CCSF professor and longtime activist: Continue reading Utilizing the Longview: Humans Must Never Be Grist for the Mill

Building Respect…. “Half (an Hour)” – On International Relations and Gender Equality

Alaska, New Mexico and Maine are numbers 1, 2, & 3 in American domestic violence cases. Number 4 is a state I have visited: Vermont. For number 5 and the rest of the bottom 11, click here. January 20 2016 II – Half (an Hour) Continue reading Building Respect…. “Half (an Hour)” – On International Relations and Gender Equality

Locating & Neutralizing our Inner Dumb Jock

Image: “Laverne Liberty”.January 12, 2016. Screenshot , LaverneCox.com The phenomenon, trend and experience of transsexuality is connected to every facet of our lives. Unfortunately, even the quality and cleanliness of food we eat may have a role. Fortunately, even mainstream media seems to be presenting a more encompassing tele-vision of America (healthier, too) on our airwaves and fibers. We all need to see different kinds of … Continue reading Locating & Neutralizing our Inner Dumb Jock

Cleaning Up

Taggin #theFDA and #theFCC ( there was a Black guy heading there, too – one of Gen Powell's sons, Michael his name maybe – but I might be white; admittedly I ain't sure I've ever seen my mother's face) and #theDeptofJustice and #HomelandSecurity and get help from #theNationalOrgOnWomenNOW and #BlackGirlsCode and #SisterOutsider and #bellhooks and @ A photo posted by U S (@uzsmalls) on Jun … Continue reading Cleaning Up

Statement on Defense and Peace: Responding to the CNN GOP Presidential Debate on National Defense

We absolutely need every capable person, and, most essential to peace, we need every person capable. Continue reading Statement on Defense and Peace: Responding to the CNN GOP Presidential Debate on National Defense

Studying Our Successes

Full of programs and approaches that work. 800 weeks, a figure mentioned by OECD’s head. 800 weeks to eradicate global poverty. This is exactly what political will is for, issues like the crime of poverty… Development Cooperation Report OECD 2015 Continue reading Studying Our Successes