Letter to the Children of 2100
I was once asked to write a letter to the Children of 2100, for a time capsule. I thought long about human achievements that could endure a century’s passing. Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, and the first manned landing on the moon stood out as symbols of the age.
“Equal Dignity in the Eyes of the Law”“In a long-sought victory for the gay rights movement, the Supreme Court ruled by a 5-to-4 vote on Friday that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage.” ~ The New York Times, April 26, 2015 “There are times we must pause our more...
Reflections on Senator Gaylord Nelson’s Vision for Earth Day
When Senator Gaylord Nelson founded Earth Day, he envisioned a movement devoted to the environment and the human, to eradicating pollution as well as poverty, to assuring nature’s rights as well as civil rights, to fostering sustainability as well as peace.