A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but a callery pear still stinks whether you call it a Bradford pear, Pryus Calleryana, or “semen tree” as it’s now called.
It was thrilling to be in the room, and seeing democracy — even though it was ugly at times — in action was both a privilege and an honor to be a part of.
On one side, you’ve got folks who are legitimately fearful of the future. People who spent decades feeling unsafe inside their own country, only to be granted what is turning out to be a temporary reprieve.
Conservation easements come up fairly regularly in the life of a conservationist.
David Haller has some problems. He can’t escape the voices in his head, and has been stuck in Clockworks Mental Institution for half a decade.
Clearly, wealth is power. In our system of extreme inequality, the wealthiest few have far more power to buy property resources, politicians, elections, laws and entire governments.
This article is part of a Point/Counterpoint series. Click here to see the following response about Libertarian Socialism. ~ I hope to explain what libertarian capitalism is, and what anarcho-capitalism is. Government has two main aspects – extent and purpose. Extent – how much violence-power it wields – can be gauged by how much a…
Human relationships seem to be the most complicated in the world, with courtship possibly lasting years before a pair settles down.
When my lady-love and I got in line for The LEGO Batman Movie, I had set the bar pretty high.
If we could talk with animals, we could ask them if they loved that special valentine of theirs, commonly referred to as a mate.