Alt-Left? I Don’t Think So!

Alt-Left? I Don’t Think So! If there is an Alt-Right, then there must be an Alt-Left, at least according to the Authoritarian who came down from his gold-plated apartment in New York, and said so.  He even challenged a reporter who covers the White House to define the term because he has no idea what […]

The Radical Right’s Trojan Horse

Last night Ed Johnson suggested I listen to a podcast, Jennifer Berkshire interview Nancy MacLean, on the subject “The Long Crusade against Public Schools.”  I did, and thus is post.  You can click on the graphic and listen to it yourself.  It’s well worth 30 minutes of your time. Why should you listen? Nancy MacLean is […]

Shock and Awe: The Anthropocene in the Age of Trump

Shock and Awe: The Anthropocene in the Age of Trump The Anthropocene is a proposed geological time period that marks the effects of human activity on the planet Earth.  According to one concept, the Anthropocene means relating to or denoting the current geological age, viewed as the period during which human activity has been the dominant […]

Why Does POTUS Make the Office of President a Laughing Stock?

Why Does POTUS Make the Office of President a Laughing Stock? I received a letter from a friend and colleague who lives in Australia.  Back in the day, we were colleagues in the field of science education research and worked together on many projects. We’ve kept up with each other over the years via email. […]

Trump’s Moral World-View

Strict Father Morality (SFM) (based on the research of Dr. George Lakoff, UC Berkley): Results in Moral Strength which requires one to stand up to evil, and have self-discipline to engage evil; MS sees the world in terms of a war of good against the forces of evil & must be fought ruthlessly.  In the SFM, […]