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Great Law of Peace

JULY 4, 2020: USA Beginning Again? It’s in the Air

This week, Haymarket Books has been advertising a discussion about Eddie Glaude, Jr.’s new book, Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and its Urgent Lessons for our Own. The conversation was between Glaude and Cornel West and by every Twitter account, it was a terrific one. I’m sure I’ll listen and watch it very soon.   First, […]

REFLECTIONS FROM ILLINOIS, March 17, 2020: Growing season, homeschooling, shamanic dismemberment

On Sunday, March 15, 2020, the Governor of the State of Illinois imposed a moratorium on ON-SITE CONSUMPTION of food & drink for all Illinois food businesses—grocery stores, restaurants, cafes, bakeries, bars, etc.  The moratorium is currently scheduled to continue through March 30. Of course, the situation around COVID 19 is completely fluid no matter what time […]

Who’s your Clan Mother? Saying STOP is Women’s Public Authority (including Impeachment)

In March 2019, I posted this blog as part of a longer blog, my first detailed public statement supporting impeachment hearings.  “Who’s your Clan Mother?” Impeachment as Women’s Public Authority Why it took me so long to come out for impeachment is a topic for another day. Since then, I have been promoting impeachment non-stop […]

“Who’s your Clan Mother?” Impeachment as Women’s Public Authority

UPDATED on March 28, 2019 Official webpage of House Resolution 257 Inquiring whether the House of Representatives should impeach Donald John Trump, President of the United States of America   UPDATED on March 26, 2019 to reflect Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s (MN) request for co-sponsors on her “Resolution to Begin the Investigation of Impeachable Actions by […]

A cannibal, snake-haired misogynist: What 2019 America has in common with the founding of the Iroquois League

UPDATE March 30, 2020 Psychotherapist Martha Crawford’s dream project about Donald Trump has just been profiled in The New Yorker, by Stephen Marche: It’s in Dreams that Americans are Making Sense of Trump . More spookiness. A CANNIBAL, SNAKE-HAIRED MISOGYNIST Twitter is going crazy with a 2-minute segment of a 1950s TV series called Trackdown. […]

IN CASE OF CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS….Start here: The Great Law of Peace

Updated resources: Dec. 9, 2018, March 21, 2019 Posted September 6, 2018 I agree with those who say that Americans are in a constitutional crisis in 2018. I believe that the most unifying, sanity-inducing, and relief-giving activity that we can do right now is to learn the details of the Great Law of Peace and […]

Overcoming U.S. Political Tribalism in 2018: ARE THERE ANY MODELS?

Overcoming U.S. Political Tribalism in 2018:  ARE THERE ANY MODELS? Open Letter to Chris Hayes (MSNBC) and Amy Chua (Yale University) Posted June 18, 2018 Thanks to Chris Hayes (MSNBC All-in) and Amy Chua (Law professor, Yale University) for the nourishing and inspiring podcast on political tribalism. For those who missed it, I recommend giving […]

WOMEN’S AUTHORITY, WOMEN’S LIVES: The ERA or the Great Law of Peace?

WOMEN’S AUTHORITY, WOMEN’S LIVES:  The ERA or the Great Law of Peace? Which amendment would meaningfully improve U.S. women’s lives—the ERA or the Great Law of Peace–sooner rather than later? Posted March 29, 2018   I am 66-years old, a born feminist for many reasons, most of which still exist today. When the Women’s March […]