Monthly Archives: March 2011

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, readers!

For some, including (I imagine) practitioners of the faith under which I was raised, today is about four-leaf clovers, leprechauns, corned beef and cabbage, rainbows, and binge drinking.  But for me this day has always been about the color green, … Continue reading

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“Disaster capitalism,” New Orleans, and the USA…

[First, I would like to acknowledge the tragedy unfolding in Japan -- thousands of lives lost to an earthquake and tsunami... and thousands more likely to be impacted by the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl.] I look around America today — … Continue reading

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