December 2022

A Note on Minimum Age for Mandatory Retirement Fund Distributions

On the First Workday of the New Year, the Average CEO Will Make More Than an Average Workers Earns in an Entire Year

Spreading Awareness About Climate Chaos

The Dirty Game Republicans are Playing With Desperate People’s Lives

The Ukraine Crisis Is a Classic “Security Dilemma”

Roaming Charges: Hotrails to Hell, the Year in Climate

A Brave New World

Lions’ Den is Not a Fleeting Phenomenon: On Palestine’s Looming Armed Revolt

The Curse of the Algorithm

Moving Into the Present Moment

Why Christians Should Support Cultivated Meat

Christmas Jottings from North Queensland

Bridges, Buses and Barbed Wire

Right-wing Attempts to Eliminate Constitutional Protections are No Joke

How the New York Times Mythologizes US-Israeli Relations

Has the Worm Turned in the Assange Case?

South Africans are Fighting for Crumbs

The Fall of the House of Stanford

Moscow’s Leverage in the Balkans

Industrial Policy is Not a Remedy for Income Inequality

Military Conspiracies and QAnon’s Fascist Roots

What Happened in Donetsk & Luhansk?

Astronaut Edgar Mitchell’s ‘State of the Planet’ Message Revisited

Remembering Staughton Lynd

Clean Energy or New Weapons: What the Fusion Breakthrough Really Means

The Man Who Exposed the Truth About the Tiger Cages: Donald Sanders Luce (1934-2022)

Seeking Relief from Oppression, Peruvians Resist Castillo Removal and Wait

Jesus was Right!: the Soul Is Anarchist

Thomas Friedman and the Myth of Liberal Israel

Finding Nature in a Built Environment

Lessons Learned in the Internet’s Darkest Corners

Monsanto and the Merchants of Poison

Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict in Ukraine?

Ten Surprisingly Good Things That Happened in 2022

Amtraks Across America: the Ghost of Jim Garrison in New Orleans

The Wieambilla Killings: the Sense Behind Senseless Murder

What’s All the Fuss About Nuclear Fusion?

Fusion Energy: the Nuclear Weapons Connection

Democratic Party Fantasies About 2022 Midterms Pose Peril For 2024

Under the Sigh of Phantom Commerce

Bach the Contrarian, Gould the Alien

On Making Right What You’ve Gotten Wrong: How An Art Writer Learns from His Errors

The Tamil People: “Unsung Victims”

The Public Good

Three Gifts of Music

The Tyranny of Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment

You Had Me Healthy at Hello: How Holiday Cheer Benefits All of Us

The Top 10 Inequality Victories of 2022

The Tragic But Teachable Moment of China’s Relaxed COVID Policy