Leave the Goats Alone

Ages ago, when I had a crappy office temp job, the news reported a church arson. (Office chitchat was common but most people were polite enough to avoid politics and religion, in favour of sex and office gossip.) One of my coworkers reflexively blamed satanists and atheists for the arson. … Continue reading

Existentialism, Humanism, and Addiction

Guest post by Liz Greene I know a lot of people who struggle with addiction. I know alcoholics, prescription pain-killer junkies, and former heroin addicts. I have addicts for close friends and addicts in my family. With addiction being such a widespread force in my life, I’ve found myself questioning … Continue reading

Reflections on the Sanders Campaign: Implications for the Left

Guest post by Lloyd Hawkeye Robertson I would vote for Bernie Sanders. It’s not just that he stands for universal education, real Medicare, racial equality, reduced income inequality, and action on climate change. It’s that he knows where he sits on the political spectrum. Have you noticed that when he … Continue reading

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