Twenty years ago today…

It was twenty years ago today that….  How do you finish that sentence?  There are plenty obvious ways: …that the wall came down. …that the Cold War ended. …that Communism failed. …that capitalism (or was it democracy?  or are these even interchangeable?) triumphed. blah blah blah Okay, it was some of all of that, though… Continue reading Twenty years ago today…

Who are we waiting for?

During the Presidential campaign, candidate Obama invoked the language of community organizing and the civil rights movement, especially with the discourse of “yes, we can” and “we are the ones we’ve been waiting for.” That seemed fitting for a campaign that had a place for millions of people to take to the sidewalks and knock… Continue reading Who are we waiting for?