Media Facing Grammatical Crisis

The media are facing a grammatical crisis. The New York Times, for one, still writes “the media is.” Part two of this insult to thinking people is the relative use of “crisis.” The crisis issue was made evident in a recent New York Times article on Bill Cosby’s latest legal woes. “There is no benefit […]

Racism In America

By Elaine B. Holtz It was a moment of great pride listening to President Obama give the eulogy for Clementa C. Pinckney in Charleston, South Carolina.  Obama called for the Confederate flag to come down, the end of employment discrimination, unjust policing and prison sentencing.  He called for the end of excessive dialogues on race without substantive change. […]

Global One Percent Celebrate at the Bohemian Grove

By Peter Phillips July 18th 2015 was the first day of this year’s summer camp for the world’s business and political aristocracy and their invited guests. 2,000 to 3,000 men, mostly from the wealthiest global one percent, gather at Bohemian Grove, 70 miles north of San Francisco in California’s Sonoma County—to sit around the campfire […]

Tackling the Twin Evils before it’s too late

By Stephanie Hiller The energy and attention that used to be applied to the creation of temples, libraries, and settings for higher learning are now devoted to the creation and maintenance of nuclear weapons. It’s a necessity, a matter of life and death. Without that, there would be accidents. Even with all that intensive maintenance, […]