Black History Month 2014: EYES ON THE PRIZE

This year, I had intended to read The “Autobiography” of Martin Luther King for Black History Month, however, the winter has really depressed my energy levels and I really balked at the idea of reading a book, as ridiculous as that sounds (well, I did just finish WAR & PEACE; perhaps there’s a relation). I …

Recent reading (online)

– Each day I pick up a newspaper, I hope for peace in the Middle East.  Here’s an essay on identity politics and group affiliation in the Middle East conversation (via Nicholas Kristof). – I wish I was on record predicting long ago that instead of a jungle of skyscrapers, Toronto would ultimately end up …

One Planet, One Passport, Many Ecoregions

Like Einstein, I believe in an elected world parliament, and I personally support a global federation of all regions wherein a majority want to give it a democratic try together. Often we think of “one world government” as ‘1984‘, or the ‘Star Wars‘ Empire and Darth Vader.  A world federal power could be very, very …