Archive for 2004

Election Hangover

November 4th, 2004 / Current Affairs / Comments Off on Election Hangover

The following is a letter I received after Bush's election win: ___ and I woke up on Wednesday ashamed to be American. We could not believe that the politics of fear, ...

Workers are to be admired, not pitied

August 27th, 2004 / Current Affairs / Comments Off on Workers are to be admired, not pitied

Response to an article in Salon regarding poor working conditions for immigrant laborers in California dairies: While most Americans frown on minimum wage jobs, the dairy work represents a vast improvement ...

Betrayal in Iraq

May 6th, 2004 / Current Affairs / Comments Off on Betrayal in Iraq

I am deeply troubled by the release of recent images from Abu Ghraib prison in Baghdad. Like the rest the world, I've been shocked and horrified at the juxtaposition ...

Welcome to World War III

April 21st, 2004 / Current Affairs / Comments Off on Welcome to World War III

It's been my contention for many years, in agreement with Ray Kurzweil and others, that the greatest battle of the 21st-century will be between those who promote and support technology ...