The New Year’s Resolutions I’d like to see my country make in 2022

These are some of the New Year’s Resolutions I’d like to see the United States make in 2022 The United States resolves to engage with all nations to reduce or eliminate the real threats of climate change, pandemics, and nuclear war that face us as a global community. The United States resolves to work with … Read more The New Year’s Resolutions I’d like to see my country make in 2022

We Should Address The Greatest Threats To Our Safety And Security!

Currently, the U.S. spends about three quarters of a trillion dollars each year on the Pentagon. The U.S. spends more on militarism than the next 10 countries combined; six of whom are allies. This amount excludes other military related spending like nuclear weapons (DOE), Homeland Security, and many other expenditures. Some say the total U.S. … Read more We Should Address The Greatest Threats To Our Safety And Security!

Ten Reasons to Oppose Militarism & War on Earth Day

The U.S. military is the largest institutional polluter in the world. Since 2001, the U.S. military has emitted 1.2 billion metric tons of greenhouse gases, equivalent to the annual emissions of 257 million cars on the road. The U.S. Department of Defense is the largest institutional consumer of oil ($17B/year) in the world, and the largest global landholder with … Read more Ten Reasons to Oppose Militarism & War on Earth Day

Safe Passage

We ask our government to keep us safe. Since our founding, this has meant keeping us safe from foreign adversaries. Our government has been battling foreign “adversaries” ever since.  Most of these battles have not been for the protection of its citizens. Most of these battles have been for resources, land, or ideology. It is … Read more Safe Passage

Why I’m Against All War

War dehumanizes all participants.  War profits the few but hurts and kills many. War creates homelessness.  War creates refugees.  War kills innocent civilians.  Contrary what we are told, war creates terrorism War (and the preparation for war) robs us from dealing with human needs…education, poverty, homelessness, healthcare, social justice, clean water, healthy food, sustainable economy, … Read more Why I’m Against All War

Ahimsa

Note- I wrote this as part of a discussion in my town on the issue of wearing a mask while walking or running on town trails and sidewalks during the COVID pandemic. I thought I would share with you for your consideration. I’m a regular runner on the trail. You may have seen me out … Read more Ahimsa