If You Have a Chance, Go See Van Gogh

◼︎MY PERSONAL JOURNEY◻︎DAVID & ME David and I attended Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience here in Cleveland today. It is truly extraordinary! I've never experienced anything like it. Whether you're in or near Cleveland, or want to come visit our fine city, you need to see this. The Cleveland exhibit has been extended through February … Continue reading If You Have a Chance, Go See Van Gogh

For the Record: On ‘Bodies With Vaginas’

◼︎LGBT RIGHTS:◻︎TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY I feel a need to go on record regarding the latest transgender/women's rights controversy that has broken out this month. Since Summer 2020 I've found myself in the unexpected and unpleasant position as lone defender of transgender women in debates on Facebook. In addition to Facebook I've posted a flurry of entries … Continue reading For the Record: On ‘Bodies With Vaginas’

The Polio Pioneers: Courage, Hope & Humanity

◼︎PANDEMIC BREAKING NEWS: As I post this, Pfizer has reported this morning that it's ready to seek Emergency Use Authorization from the FDA for children ages 5-11. Last week the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services posted the picture featured above on its Facebook page with this text: In 1954, polio was a terrifying … Continue reading The Polio Pioneers: Courage, Hope & Humanity

Only the Working Class Can Defeat Climate Change

◼︎WORKING-CLASS POLITICS As I see it, there are two dimensions to the climate crisis facing humanity: conquering global warming in the long term and managing its consequences in the short term. Both are critically important. Conquer Global Warming The New York Times and other media are reporting on a document released this week by the … Continue reading Only the Working Class Can Defeat Climate Change

Speeches by Fidel Castro Responding to 9/11

◼︎WORKING-CLASS POLITICS◼︎CUBAN REVOLUTION Official Statement of the Cuban GovernmentIssued September 11, 2001 During a speech delivered on September 11, 2001, Cuban President Fidel Castro read an official Cuban government statement issued in response to the terrorist attacks that day against the United States: The Government of the Republic of Cuba has learned with grief and … Continue reading Speeches by Fidel Castro Responding to 9/11