Reverend Butch Montoya on people who are homeless

Those who disregard people who are homeless, who give them no place to rest, organize sweeps, steal their few belongings include Mayor Hancock of Denver and other urban Democratic office holders. Their depredations will be made easier by the new Trump era. And yet these three letters, in response to my last post, all speak …

Video of DU protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline

The business school at the University of Denver held a pipeline conference with oil executives.  No critical voice or conversation allowed.  Police stood in the doorways.  Students from outside the hospitality school could not go in, even to pee.  In some places, money talks… *** I and Paula Bard attended a protest gathering that grew …

Basho

I met Basho on the street this morning There was no hotel to stay in Ginsberg Waldman Corso DJ No boarding house to stay in curled with drink met worndown womenchildren High rises of the empty no studio apartment no forest paths do not value art or life or marijuana robbers window-reflected bare sidewalktree Smart …

WhoWhatWhy: How easy-to-hack voting machines endanger democracy

If this article does not reprint fully, the web address of this Who.What.Why. article is http://whowhatwhy.org/2016/10/31/easy-hack-voting-machines-endanger-democracy/ THREATS TO DEMOCRACY OCTOBER 31, 2016 | ALAN GILBERT HOW EASY-TO-HACK VOTING MACHINES ENDANGER DEMOCRACY Seven Minutes Per Machine to Steal an Election Andrew Appel and a Sequoia AVC Advantage voting machine. Photo credit: Andrew Appel / Princeton Since the “Help …

Does Socrates ascend to the goddess?

On my chapter on “the Crito; on reading and Socrates’s agency” here, I received two wonderful letters from LuAnn Glatzmeier for whom the archetype of Athena, the struggle of women in Athens, and Socrates and Plato are alive… *** Dear Professor Gilbert, Wow – this is a Masterpiece.  What Justice you do to Socrates!!  My sense …