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Summary: In Liberal America these days, one encounters a good deal of hopelessness about the future of our country. Why the hopelessness? The ...
by AndySchmookler
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Oct 13, 2014 at 12:37 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
I have been driven to write this diary because of two diaries I have read within the past two days. The first was a kind of farewell to life by one Kossack, speaking for themself. The other was a ...
by Bud Fields
Comment Count 48 comments on Sun Jul 13, 2014 at 03:31 AM PDT with 92 Recommends
by imbootoo
Comment Count 31 comments on Fri Apr 25, 2014 at 06:30 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
If spiritually-based collectivism is a path to actualization, then the award for "The Most Well Worn" would go, hands down, to The Farm. If an evolved ethos and practice of intentional community ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 09:55 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
It should not be surprising, in our scientific, technological world, that faith has been subjected to empirical studies and analysis. Hold onto your hat: it turns out that both people and ...
by David Satterlee
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jul 12, 2012 at 07:56 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
I was reading the latest installment of Darksyde's Science Diaries [which are lots of fun and impressive] and I came across a post about the idea of resuppositionalism. resuppositionalism is ...
by GreenMother
Comment Count 74 comments on Sat Jun 30, 2012 at 09:20 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
. . . Don't tell me what you value. Show me your budget and I will tell you what you value. ~~~ Joseph Robinette Biden, Sr. ~~~
by Bill Wiltrack
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed May 30, 2012 at 07:19 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
The dawn of the recognition of the importance of Organized Labor is quickly drawing upon us. If humanity’s goal is to be more than just wandering and squandering, exhausting the world’s ...
by Bill Wiltrack
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue May 29, 2012 at 05:51 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Hill was executed by firing squad on November 19, 1915, and his last word was "Fire!" Just prior to his execution, Hill had written to Bill Haywood, an IWW leader, saying, "Goodbye Bill. I die ...
by Bill Wiltrack
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri May 25, 2012 at 05:38 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
I am an individual that considers Organized Labor a religion. I found a new form of union organizing.
by Bill Wiltrack
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu May 17, 2012 at 03:58 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
(Okay, all you athiests, don't read this one. This is some prose written by me more than 30 years ago. Yet those in Recovery groups, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Alanon, Adult Children of ...
by people power granny
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Apr 24, 2012 at 07:26 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
ON Wednesday Evenings, I feed the homeless of Berkeley at a Lutheran Church near the Cal campus. I started doing this about a year and a half ago when a friend of mine, who was then just back into ...
by mftalbot
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Apr 19, 2012 at 07:01 AM PDT with 78 Recommends
I cannot even begin to express how grateful I am to my parents for how I was raised. Given no one really knows going into parenthood how to raise children, my parents certainly did an ...
by What A Pithy
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Mar 27, 2012 at 11:11 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Over the course of my life, I have met with tragedy, sickness, death, anger, frustration, and joy. Happiness is all around us, but sometimes it is just so very difficult to find in our land--
by Bud Fields
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Jan 12, 2012 at 10:49 PM PST with 33 Recommends
by EricAllenBell
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Dec 31, 2011 at 06:47 AM PST with 4 Recommends
by EricAllenBell
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Dec 07, 2011 at 06:58 PM PST with 2 Recommends
When I first came to this country 20 years ago, Guy Fawkes Night was something of a mystery. I enjoyed the bonfires, but thought them a bit vengeful at this distance; and I missed Hallowe’en. ...
by Reverend Billy
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Nov 13, 2011 at 09:31 AM PST with 3 Recommends
This little film shows Tuesday's simulcast between the London and New York OCCUPY communities. I flew out to the encampment at St. Paul's Cathedral, and we sang the 99% song together, across the ...
by Reverend Billy
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Nov 10, 2011 at 09:37 AM PST with 6 Recommends
by EricAllenBell
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Nov 10, 2011 at 03:14 AM PST with 46 Recommends
This coming Saturday morning Missys Brother will host an informal question and answer session with Margaret Roach , author and former editorial director of ...
by jayden
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Nov 09, 2011 at 04:34 PM PST with 9 Recommends