Tag: politics


I stay awake, I listen, I learn. Early this morning, less than an hour before dawn, there was...

The Dispossessed

“Men are physically stronger,” the doctor asserted with professional finality.
“Yes, often, and larger, but what does that matter when we have machines? And even when we don’t have machines, when we must dig with the shovel or carry on the back, the men maybe work faster – the big ones – but the women work longer… Often I have wished I was as tough as a woman.”

The Betrayal of the West

We are racing toward the end of the world and have no plan of escape, but it is considered impolite to acknowledge that fact in public. We see the mistakes we have made, but we continue to make them with an apparent blind...

Politics and the English Language

Political language – and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists – is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity...