Don't know when I'll be moved to write another OpEd piece, but meanwhile I'd like to highlight a couple of articles and a developing news story.
Barbara Kingsolver's powerful article, Trump Changed Everything. Now Everything Counts, calls for the most determined defense of democracy, starting now. against Trump's new regime.
The Mondweiss article, ‘Make this my dream as well’ — in historic appearance, Palestinian offers one-state vision to a NY temple, is very moving. It describes an unusual and thought-provoking dialogue.
Now that harsh advocates of "law and order" are taking up key positions in the forming Trump Cabinet, there is no more important story than Standing Rock, where the Governor has unleashed armed violence against Native American and allied protestors challenging the Dakota pipeline: Veterans to Serve as ‘Human Shields’ for Dakota Pipeline Protesters
So these are a few of the things on my mind as the Trump era begins. May it be shortened by the resistance of the majority of Americans to any and every assault on democratic values.