This week, I'm on "vacation" – it feels a bit strange to take a vacation from a "job" I only started a month ago or so. But I decided that now was the best time to take some days off to write, before a big project that I'll be working on will get going full […]

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Jerry Falwell died today. The progressive religious blogosphere is full of Christian kindness. Blog Category:  Current Affairs Politics Religion

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I love Freecycle. It's an amazing community of people who give and get things that they need for free. When I left the valley in 2005, I “freecycled” (it's becoming a verb!) a lot of stuff. And, in moving back, we've gotten a lot of very useful stuff lately on freecycle – a nice grill, […]

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I've been a reader of The Nation on and off over the past 20 years or so. I've subscribed several times. These days, I pick it up once a month or so at newstands to read it (because I can't keep up with it weekly.) I picked up this week's Nation, and Alexander Cockburn had […]

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