What is structural racism? What is systemic racism and oppression? Here are some concrete examples. (My current understanding is that the use of the term Black instead of African American, … Continue reading What IS “Structural Racism?” George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Rayshard Brooks–It’s Time to End Structural Racism! It Harms Us All!
In 2008, two days after my 84-year-old mother’s stroke, I was by her bedside in the hospital while she was asleep and unwakable. I had been mostly awake for most … Continue reading Moving Reflections In a Time of Crisis–Seeing in 2020
To be healthy, every community relies on basic systems that provide our individuals and ALL families with basic needs. Some of these are provided locally and some are provided by … Continue reading Recipe for Peace: Prioritizing the Basic Life Support Systems of Healthy Families, Communities and Nations
It’s the season of Christmas and other religious holidays. We send out cards that say Peace On Earth, Good Will to All and we bask in the warmth of … Continue reading Peace On Earth and Good Will Toward All–Are We Willing to Make It Real?
So in this picture, the ice cream is the part that corporate America gets under “trickle down economics” and the drips on the cone are what 99 percent of the … Continue reading Why Trickle Down Economics Doesn’t Work