12 Noon, Saturday April 2nd, Market Square Park Calling for immediate action by the collective governments of US, Russia, and Ukraine. Ceasefire Now!Unconditional Humanitarian Assistance!Reject No-Fly -Zone!Reject Funds to the Pentagon!No NATO Expansion!No Use of Nuclear Weapons!Negotiate Peace!
It was “Deja Vu all over again” as the late great New York Yankees Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra mused–one of his many malapropisms. I refer to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Cleveland on Thursday afternoon, March 17th. … Read More
On April 4, 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered a landmark speech, “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break the Silence,” at Riverside Church in New York City. He drew the connections between US militarism, racism, and economic injustice, three … Read More
February 4th marks the 54th anniversary of one of the darkest days of my life–the horribly-gruesome killing of U.S. Army 1st Lt. Billy Joe Blacksten, 23, of Versailles, Missouri, who served with me in the First Infantry Division in Lai … Read More
Well, that was a pleasant, unexpected surprise. I refer to an exchange this evening between yours truly and five young men heading to FirstEnergy Stadium for the contest between the Las Vegas Raiders and the Cleveland Browns. As I stood about the length of a football field … Read More