Monthly Archives: December 2019

Truthdig Tuesday

The greatest moral failing of the liberal Christian church was its refusal, justified in the name of tolerance and dialogue, to denounce the followers of the Christian right as heretics. By tolerating the intolerant it ceded religious legitimacy to an … Continue reading

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Musk Mischief Monday

  Changing economics and advancing miniaturization now enable flotillas of small satellites to be launched into space – up to a hundred on a single rocket. These micro-satellites are already being deployed, by companies such as Planet Lab in California, … Continue reading

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Ring of Fire Sunday

‘RING OF FIRE’ SOLAR ECLIPSE: On Dec. 26th, the Moon passed in front of the sun, transforming the Middle Eastern sun into a “ring of fire.” Shahrin Ahmad sends this photo of the eclipsed sun from Ras AlRuwais, Oman: “It was … Continue reading

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Initiative Saturday

By the time Dominique Walker started squatting in an Oakland home with her five-year-old daughter and one-year-old son, she’d exhausted all other options. Walker, who had fled domestic violence in Mississippi, knew it would be hard to find a place, … Continue reading

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Truthdig Thursday

The Green New Deal resolution that was introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives in February hit a wall in the Senate, where it was called unrealistic and unaffordable. In a Washington Post article titled “The Green New Deal Sets … Continue reading

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