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Now retired and a writer, I am a feminist and political activist, a radical Democrat (have come to dislike the term "progressive"), and a blogger. Have done political tours of Cuba, Nicaragua, Honduras, West and East (way back when)Germany, China, etc. Learned a lot about the US through other people's eyes. Wrote about my life in "Discovering America: A Political Journey." And was one of six winners of an international essay contest sponsored by Cuban ministeries.
(20 comments) SHARE Monday, October 31, 2016 Voting for Hillary? Not a Morally-Responsible Vote
Hillary Clinton has already made it clear that if she is elected president, she will increase the level of the conflict in Syria and she is willing to provoke a confrontation with Russia that could easily lead to war. If we have a conscience, how can we vote for this candidate?
SHARE Friday, April 1, 2016 WinningTheWest/SandersUpdate#38
This is a review of the past week in the Bernie Sanders campaign for the presidency. Many in the "Establishment" has called for him to drop out. We might remember that Bernie said at the beginning of his campaign, "Do not underestimate me."
(3 comments) SHARE Thursday, March 3, 2016 15Down 35ToGo:Sanders Weekly Update
This latest Update reports on the results of the SuperTuesday voting. It also questions whether Hillary Clinton can win the general election, especially if it is against Trump.
(1 comments) SHARE Saturday, February 27, 2016 Sanders Weekly Update
What has happened in this Thursday to Wednesday week in Bernie Sanders campaign for the US presidency. SuperTuesday on March 1st will be a huge day for both candidates.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, February 18, 2016 StillGoingStrong/SandersWeeklyUpdate
This week Sanders is looking at the caucuses in Nevada on Saturday and then the South Carolina primary the following Saturday. The question is whether Bernie can appeal to Latinos and African-Americans to such an extent that he can win over Hillary Clinton in these states and go on to do well in the southern SuperTuesday states on March 1st.
(3 comments) SHARE Friday, February 12, 2016 NHBlowOutForSanders/WeeklyUpdate
Results of the New Hampshire primary show the population groupings and whether they were won by Bernie or Hillary. And more.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, January 28, 2016 SandstormComing/BernieWeekluUpdate
This article describes Sanders' activities in the days leading up to the much-anticipated first vote of this election year.
(1 comments) SHARE Friday, January 22, 2016 WinningTheDebate/AnotherBernie Update
Bernie Sanders has not only set the issue agenda for this campaign, but, thanks to 2.5-million-dollar contributions from ordinary Americans, he also has the funding to go deep into the campaign season. It is great fun to watch this well-run campaign unfold.
(4 comments) SHARE Saturday, January 9, 2016 Coming From Behind--Bernie's/Weekly/Update
Bernie Sanders may surprise the Washington establishment, the pundits and the Democratic Party bigwigs (not to mention Hillary Clinton) when the votes begin to be counted -- starting in Iowa on February 1st.
(1 comments) SHARE Friday, January 1, 2016 Closing the Gap/SandersWeeklyUpdate
Bernie Sanders is getting closing in on Hillary Clinton's lead. A win in Iowa or New Hampshire (and it is not unthinkable that he can win in both states) will give him a huge advantage going into South Caroline, Nevada, and the SuperTuesday states.
SHARE Friday, December 25, 2015 "Datagate" and A Big Week for Bernie Sanders
Review of the past week in Sanders presidential campaign. Will Bernie have the last word on the breach? It seems to have blowback consequences for Wasserman-Schultz and the Clinton campaign.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, December 17, 2015 An Update On Bernie Sanders Campaign
Many people who support Bernie Sanders are nervous about voting for him because they think he can't win. This article is one way of showing that he has a solid campaign and can win not only the Democratic nomination but can win against any of the Republicans
(3 comments) SHARE Saturday, August 16, 2014 You Wanna Have Uncle Sam's Back? Pay The Price!
Not many people know that Russia is applying some sanctions of its own to western European countries, the United States, Canada and Australia in response to their latest round of punishing Putin for not doing as he was told.
(6 comments) SHARE Thursday, October 24, 2013 Could Moms of America Get Football Banned?
Football is a popular sport, but is it a safe sport? Looking at the condition of former players, we have to conclude that it is not. Many players get caught in the system at a young age when maybe even their parents do not realize the dangers.
(7 comments) SHARE Saturday, June 29, 2013 How Food Aid Impacted Haiti
Haiti is not the only country that has been negatively impacted by aid. This article tells how the system works to favor big corporations.
(3 comments) SHARE Thursday, April 25, 2013 "America's Dirty Little Secret"
Rape in the military as well as among civilians is part of a worldwide system known as patriarchy. We have to begin to challenge its presence here in the US and around the world.