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Let Wisdom Flow Out Across America

Let wisdom flow out upon this land. Wisdom to fill the minds and hearts of the youth of America. Dream dreams that go beyond anything we have imagined up until now, dreams that rock the world, upend conventional wisdom, destroy the limits of possibility. This is the mission of America.  It is a mission that […]

This is Truly the Time of the People

This is truly the time of the people. With unbridled capitalism triumphant, and greed and power the only guidelines now of our national politics and the Republican Party, we are looking at the point at which sooner or later, and much more likely sooner, the mainstays of our morals and economy will come tumbling down […]

Grace Lee Boggs

Just a little over a hundred years ago, in 1915, Grace Lee Boggs was born in Providence, Rhode Island.  She died only recently, in 2015, at age 100.  During those years, she and her husband James Boggs had an extraordinary career that impacted many lives, with prominent roles in the Civil Rights and Labor Movements. […]

Thomas Paine & The Age of Reason

This memorial to Thomas Paine stands in the town of New Rochelle, New York, where Paine lived from 1802 to 1806. Many people are aware of Paine’s contributions, especially his authorship of the inspiring pamphlets, “Common Sense” and “American Crisis”, which led to his being called the “Father of the American Revolution.” Not so many […]

Hamilton & the Revolutionary War. Now a New Revolution. A New America.

With the advent and prominence of the musical production “Hamilton”, much of our earlier American history is once again being brought to the fore. The Revolutionary War was a battle for Independence, for a liberation from old structures, old ideas, fresh air.  Though the underlying motives of the War were political or economic, still, the […]

The Coming Revolution

There is a revolution coming. Make no mistake about it, it is in the air. The old forms are dissolving, soon we will not recognize the old world that we have carried around with us all these eons. This revolution has nothing to do with all the commotion and thrashing going on around us, clamoring […]

Time for a Religious Revolution

“The faith that stands on authority is not faith” – Ralph Waldo Emerson. This was the pronouncement of one of the great founding souls of America. These words were written at a time when America was straining to come into its own, to cast off finally the ancient ties to the Old World in matters […]

1776 Now!

Revolution! The time has come for a new shifting of priorities and power. In 1864, in a letter, President Abraham Lincoln wrote: “I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country…corporations have been enthroned and an era of corruption in high […]

Bernie Sanders & The Revolution

Bernie Sanders, in running for the office of President of the United States of America, talks of revolution. By revolution, he means drawing many more people into the political process, and then standing up together against the monied interests – the banks and Wall Street – that have consolidated their economic power and are consciously […]

Plot Uncovered: Irish Plan to Retake New York City

As if it was not enough that the Russians and Vladimir Putin are scheming and launching covert attacks on Ukraine in an effort to retake territory imputed historically to be Russia’s, a new, and disturbing report has now come to light of a large and secret network of Irish operatives who have been making plans […]