Our Broken Government

In order for our government to work, the political parties  (in our case both) must believe in a common good.  They have different ways to get there, but they must, for the good of the country, be willing to compromise and work together to get there. The stakes are getting much higher.  The world is […]

To Be or Not to Be – Reform or Revolution – Fear or Love?

There are many paths to the mountain top. Ninety-nine percent of the people would agree that our goal is a just, peaceful, equitable, world, liberated from the shackles of violent, deceptive, corporate rule, with a future where human needs and the planet are honored and respected over profits. The strategy of how to get from […]

Spanish 15M goes out of Puerta del Sol: An ethical revolution spread its wings

By Concha Mateos The camp in the Puerta del Sol (Spanish for Gate of the Sun) will be taken down next Sunday June 12. On Wednesday June 7 after five hours debate the Assambly of Sol decided on the continuity of ‘acampadasol’ as it is known in the web. It took ten days make the […]

The Rise of the Tea Partiers: A Long Time in Coming

As is always the case during any time of crisis, a far-right, populist movement is developing in the United States. It calls itself the Tea Party, after the famous Boston Tea Party of 1773 – a protest of colonial settlers against British colonialism. Cultural and Political Traditions The cultural and political traditions of any society […]