March 2014 - Issue #24
By Charles Bayer
God, the Pilgrims and the Israelis: this land is our land, thank the Lord.
By Ivan Light
The centennial of the US entry into WWI is two years in the future. But will the emphasis of remembrance ceremonies be on nationalism and glory or on honesty about the war and its consequences?
By Merrill Ring
The Declaration talks of our equality as derived from a Creator. How can that make sense in the secular framework established by the Constitution?
By Bob Gerecke
The size of banks and their (excessive) trading in derivatives are two different problems and require different solutions.
By John Grula
A well-respected medical institution is sliding downhill. Could that have something to do with its failure to allow nurses to form a union?
By Joe Cicero
The libertarians/conservatives/billionaires are badly outworking progressives in recruiting college students to right-wing causes. The counter-attack has just started.
By Merrill Ring
Reasons must be given for restraining the exercise of our freedom. Case: what justifies the requirement that people be vaccinated against infectious diseases?
By FDR and Merrill Ring
It is time for those of us liberals/progressives to re-consider FDR’S proposal for a second Bill of Rights.
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