Pressed by Sanders, Democrats Aim to Lower Medicare Eligibility Age in Recovery Package

March 30, 2021 by Common Dreams ( “There are many millions of seniors who would be very, very grateful if we did that right now.” byJake Johnson, staff writer  17 Comments Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks during a Senate Budget Committee hearing on February 10, 2021 at the U.S. Capitol in… Continue reading


Philosophy Overdose The full interview of Hannah Arendt with Günter Gaus from 1964 with English subtitles: Zur Person – Was bleibt? Es bleibt die Muttersprache (What Remains? The Language Remains”). The translation is largely my own, but there also are parts from the Joan Stambaugh translation which were used here. There’s… Continue reading


VIA SCRIBNER Jan Jarboe Russell on the Friendships That Inspired and Nourished a Former First Lady By Jan Jarboe Russell March 30, 2021 ( “The giving of love is an education in itself.”–Eleanor Roosevelt It was in Greenwich Village that Eleanor Roosevelt became the strong woman that we now know. From 1920… Continue reading

Ammon Bundy has amassed an army of over 50,000 as he looks for his next battle in a religious war

History News Network March 29, 2021 Ammon Bundy, right-wing malcontent behind the 2016 armed takeover of Oregon’s Malheur Wildlife Refuge and now a western anti-mask movement, believes he’s doing God’s work. Coming from a long line of religiously inspired men who have been “called” to defend the US Constitution,… Continue reading

’60 Minutes+’ Asks SF District Attorney Chesa Boudin About Crime, and Releasing Repeat Offenders

29 MARCH 2021/SF POLITICS/JAY BARMANN ( CBS News isn’t doing any favors for San Francisco’s national image with the piece that just went live on “60 Minutes+” on the Paramount+ app. It’s ostensibly a profile of District Attorney Chesa Boudin, whose unique life story — as most of us here already… Continue reading

Articles ~ Actions / Petitions ~ Ways to stand with AAPI Communities ~ Events, Mon. 3/29 – Thurs. 4/1 (from Adrienne Fong)

Few events that might be of interest…Am NOT back posting on a regular basis *** ASL interpretation – Let me know if your event needs this service .*** Please include Accessibility and ASL info in your events! And if your action is ‘child friendly’ Please post your actions on Indybay:  See Indybay  for many… Continue reading