Even UN Notices Eroding US Human Rights

Intro by Stuart Lyle It is not hard to spot creeping authoritarianism in the US.  The Snowden document cache makes clear that the government has a voracious appetite for data, our data: the digital traces we leave whenever we are online.  It is no longer an unsubstantiated suspicion.  The UN has documented and ranked the…

Front Blew In: Western Arrogance toward Africa, American Ignorance toward Allergens, and the Peril of Questions Left Unasked

Daniel N. White Front blew in Sunday in Texas, a dry norther, and once again I’m allergy sick.  Physically debilitated and mentally impaired too.  I know better than to operate power equipment on allergy days.  I minimize my driving, and mostly I do things indoors and breathe the HVAC filtered air.  Most of the work I…