Monthly Archives: February 2016

More about the Constitution

I want to share an ongoing discussion about a Truthout Article: The Economy We Want Starts With a Constitutional Amendment by Keith Harrington. My first comment was ‘We need a lot more than an amendment to address election financing: we … Continue reading

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A Constitution for the 21st Century

The US Constitution has to change. Based on this Constitution the country has a dysfunctional Congress, a looming theocracy/plutocracy, huge wealth disparity, and an environmental disaster in the making. And that is just a short list. This is not a … Continue reading

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Hijab

In November I spent two weeks in Iran which was an overwhelmingly positive experience. The only negative was having to wear a headscarf at all times. They are (at least as worn by inexperienced Westerners) unflattering, uncomfortable – and hot! … Continue reading

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