Tag: Civil War

Is it too late to save our democracy?

Is It Too Late To Avoid Civil War and Save Our Democracy?


Reading time: 4 minutes
It is increasingly seeming like it is too late to save our democracy or avoid much of the hardship of restoring it, especially since one side isn’t willing to participate in democracy any more. Polarization is the demise of democracy. Conclusion: be ready for a real fight.

How is the Republican attack on our democracy like the attack on our democracy by the Confederacy?

The Gettysburg Address: Inspiration For Our Time


Reading time.5 minutes
The fight to preserve voting rights and our democracy feels more desperate by the day.. If our current leadership is being less than inspiring, let us take our inspiration from each other and from the most trying time in American history: the Civil War, the Gettysburg Address, and President Lincoln.

How have white Americans denied Black Americans equality

The Civil War Never Ended: ‘Sum Of Us’ Examines The Hidden Cost Of Racism — For Everyone — Fresh Air on NPR


Reading Time: 5 minutes
On 17 February, Fresh Air sub-host, Dave Davies, interviewed author, Heather McGhee, about her new book, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together. She talked about the many ways that White America chose to withdraw publicly funded services rather than allow Black Americans equal access and how that has changed the very fabric of our society and hurts us all. Must listening to.

How Puritans and Calvinists Implanted Racism in White Deep Culture

The Civil War Never Ended: The Racist Legacy of Puritanism and Calvinism in White Deep Culture (part 2)


Reading time: 5 minutes
America was founded on discrimination, white identity, and racism. It all started with those damned Puritans and Calvinists in the 13 original colonies, and it ain’t been excised yet. Understanding just how entrenched racism is in our deep culture should help us get rid of it, maybe, and understand the strength of the dog whistles.

Building The Love Shack

This is the story of building a cottage , the people and the place. Its a reminder of hope and love.

The Honest Courtesan

Frank commentary from a semi-retired call girl

Happiness Between Tails by da-AL

Tales + Tails: Novel Writing + Culture + Compassion

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Surviving Narcissistic Abuse and Improving your Mental Health

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(...and some I have)

Krista Marson

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