We’ve lived so long under the spell of hierarchy—from god-kings to feudal lords to party bosses—that only recently have we awakened to see not only that “regular” citizens have the capacity for self-governance, but that without their engagement our huge global crises cannot be addressed. The changes needed for human society simply to survive, let alone thrive, are so profound that the only way we will move toward them is if we ourselves, regular citizens, feel meaningful ownership of solutions through direct engagement. Our problems are too big, interrelated, and pervasive to yield to directives from on high.
—Frances Moore LappĂ©, excerpt from Time for Progressives to Grow Up

Saturday, April 30, 2022

A Post that I especially recommend for Saturday, April 30, 2022

  • DeSantis Vows To Fight Biden’s “Ministry Of Truth”, but better entitled "The New Ministry of Truth" that features Jimmy Dore and Max Blumenthal discussing the new ruling class initiative to establish Disinformation Governance Board from Dore's channel on YouTube (19:58). (Note: I could not prevent myself from posting this!)

Monday, April 25, 2022

Announcement to my readers on 4/25/2022: 

Because I've noticed feelings of resentment and mistakes while recently working on my website, I am reducing my posts to original essays that I will be able to post about once per week (this is just an estimate) any day of the week including Sundays. This new policy is partly due to my declining stamina in my old age (approaching 86). Thus, you will be able, if you want, to access my website only occasionally, but you may want to access my website for research purposes. For example, you may want to access my articles in February of 2014 and beyond in which I closely followed the events in Ukraine.

This change will require more of you to exert greater efforts to keep up on accurate news. I advise you to follow my recommended websites (on the right-hand side), or if you prefer, to follow websites/weblogs that you have found to be of particular interest in the past. I am committed to updating and keeping current my "recommended" websites. If you can't find a website that I've used before, contact me at ronh36@protonmail.com.