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Traveling to a New America – Taos, New Mexico

Taos, New Mexico. This week, “Traveling to a New America” stopped in Taos, New Mexico, at SOMOS – the Society of the Muse of the Southwest – where I gave a reading from one of my books, “A New Myth for America“, and held a discussion afterwards with a small group from the audience about […]

Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way – East Oakland, Ca.

Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way Brayan.  East Oakland, California ______________________________ Brayan, what’s your take on America at this time? “There’s a lot of controversy between the rich and the middle class and the poor.  There’s a lot of confusion.  I’m not really certain about how I feel about America right […]

Traveling to a New America – Healthcare, Scandinavia vs. U.S. Corporate Greed

Traveling to a New America Berkeley, Ca. Lila.  A therapist, working with adolescents in drug treatment. She would like to see economic and social policies like those in Scandinavian countries put in place in the United States. ___________________________________ “I think it is one of the only solutions that really will be effective in terms of […]

Civil War

America has always provoked a Civil War. It is the nature of the ideal: brotherhood, sisterhood, equality, compassion like a river surging through blood-soaked fields. War at each moment, within our very own breasts.  Shall we advance? Staring defeat in the face, to muster courage and go for what has never yet been given birth […]

Traveling to a New America

________________ James Hilgendorf is a filmmaker, speaker, poet, and author of ten non-fiction books that are opening up a new vision of ourselves, a new dream of America, a new religion for the world. To arrange speaking engagements, contact the author.

Renaissance America – A Way Forward for Youth

The campaign of Bernie Sanders is drawing crowds of young people wherever he goes.  Something new is in the air. That something is change.  But it is change, I believe, that goes way beyond politics, reaching deep into the buried soul of America. Who are we?  Why are we here? The answer is not money, […]

Clinton & Sanders & Single Payer Health Care

As the Democratic debates drag on, with only two candidates still standing, one issue provides a stark contrast between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. Healthcare. Sanders wants to embark this country on a single-payer health care system – similar to a Medicare for All system – and Clinton wants to maintain and build on Obamacare.  […]