REFLECTIONS

Political and economic essays about the state of our nation and our planet and some iconoclastic thoughts about how to salvage both.

Mottos often have double meanings that add to their richness and relevance. Living by those mottos can also be enriching … but so, so challenging.
We’ve reached a point where survival is no longer about stopping global warming; it’s about saving our snails and salamanders.
The basics of responsible money and environmental management can be taught at an early age. Just outside in the yard is a promising place to start.
I've come to realize how complicit I am in the racial and economic discrimination still prevailing around me, simply by being an unwitting enabler.
Avoiding things that bring us pain or discomfort is a common behavior pattern. We often fail to realize that the outcome of such behavior may be worse…
How America’s supply chains have changed over time! For the worse!
A “STEM” curriculum has served us well in building capacity to explore the reaches of space. A “PEACE” curriculum would be timely for better equipping…
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