There’s a fascinating trial taking place now the Silicon Valley town of San Jose involving a super-star tech entrepreneur named Elizabeth Holmes. If you are familiar with the case, it could well be because of her looks, personality, background and reflectiveness of…well…the way we view women in this society. The story’s pretty simple. Holmes was… Continue reading Elizabeth Holmes and the unread memo
A while back, a man who supported Donald Trump was quoted on CNN’s website saying a really dumb thing to explain his wife’s opposition to the nutcase in chief: “I know this may sound sexist,” he said. “But women act on their feelings and men act with their brains.” While hoping that his wife read… Continue reading The power of “feelings” in fascism
Today is the day that Andrew Cuomo finally admitted what every else was saying: he can’t govern New York State anymore. The long and vomit-inducing list of gropes, creepy comments and sexualized one-way behavior that was a part, albeit a significant one, of the intimidation and abuse that was Cuomo’s universe, has brought him down.… Continue reading The Cuomo Saga
(this was written before the Chauvin verdict, which was a conviction) It’s logical that the victim of a hideous crime would be present in the trial of the murderer. There’s no other way. But rarely does the victim loom so large and powerful over a trial as is the case with the ongoing murder trial… Continue reading The Chauvin Trial — Floyd’s Presence
At the latest Need to Know, a wide-ranging conversation with as many opinions as voices did seem to gravitate toward one idea: we have a tricky but potentially productive situation facing our movement. On the one hand, we need to combat the clear threat of fascism. Need proof it’s imminent and very threatening: Jam. 6,… Continue reading Biden and What now?