On May 18, 2018, MSNBC Commentator Ali Velshi was the featured speaker at the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies. The event was held at the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver, B.C. [...]
The big shots of the National Football League (NFL) have no one to blame but themselves for the problems surrounding the playing of the national anthem at the beginning of [...]
Wars both Hot and Cold are on the American radar lately.
On the Cold front, Ken Burns’ 10-episode, 18-hour documentary The Vietnam War finished its heavily-hyped, two-week run on PBS [...]
The “Alt Right” movement must be condemned for its murderous actions in Charlottesville, Virginia, last Saturday. Their movement is not about “free speech” but is about terror and oppression. Could [...]
Several years ago the Bellingham City Council banned the possession or use of consumer fireworks within the city limits (BMC 10.24.130). The ban was the result of a citizen push led [...]
Most - maybe all - reading this have much to be thankful for. Many may feel grief or despair because of the elections. They should not because what we have [...]
The name Friederich* Hayek is not a household name, bandied about during dinner conversation, but it ought to be for we are seeing with the present election the very manifestation [...]
A dire prediction of the Trump presidency, one that hopefully will not come true. But if he does as he promised, as history suggests, then he may repeat history.
A friend writes to me this morning:
“As usual, the very good writer Thomas Frank has something to say, & what he says is correct … but the Nile, Ganges, Mississippi &[...]
Editor update: On Sunday evening, August 21, the public is invited to bring a dish to a 6:00 pm picnic for peace with the Golden Rule crew, hosted by the Veterans For [...]