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Entries by Stephen C. Rose from 12/2008

Will Barack Obama Think Twice about Afghanistan?

| Posted 12.02.2008 | World

If Michael Gordon's New York Times report is indicative, the window for a real debate leading to alternatives to an extended military event in Afghanistan (and Pakistan) is only open a crack.

Is Patriarchy The Root of All Evil?

| Posted 12.06.2008 | Style

By Stephen C. Rose I moved my blog to WordPress recently and, in the process of building a list of sources and links, found I Blame The Patriarchy w...

The Left is Not Abandoning Barack Obama

| Posted 12.09.2008 | Media

I would like to stop our jail society, save our dysfunctional schools, rein in the Pentagon and turn the "war on terror" into a police action. Am I on the "left"?

Blago Should Appoint Diane Nash Today

| Posted 12.11.2008 | Politics

Barack Obama and others should relax and let Governor Blagojevich appoint a Senator. I have a suggestion too. That is Blago's job. The Senate's call ...

Bull Dinky From National Geographic

| Posted 12.14.2008 | Healthy Living

The Religion Code is a little piece I did a while back to flag the shameful pandering of mass media in dealing with Christian themes. Religion in itse...

An Obama Village Fantasy

| Posted 12.18.2008 | Green

Just an initial effort to think about human settlements as they might develop during coming years. An Obama Village would have a population of plus o...

Blago Should Still Appoint Diane Nash

| Posted 12.20.2008 | Politics

Diane Nash is a pillar of the civil rights movement who happens to be a blue ribbon Chicago citizen and is certainly more qualified than Caroline Kennedy to be a US Senator.

Chris Hedges, Barack Obama and Psychological Evolution

| Posted 12.24.2008 | Healthy Living

Chris Hedges is the author of War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning and American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War On America. Recently Hedges...

Will Barack Obama Embrace Nonviolence?

| Posted 12.30.2008 | Politics

The pragmatic test of this millennium is whether nonviolence makes more sense than the use of military power. And, if it does, whether we can evolve toward that stage.