Category Archives: national discussion

Raised from the Dayspring of Grandeur

Reflecting on the day’s sad buzzword, which is so heartbreaking. There are historic reasons for the state of nations. There will be an accounting, where some will be shown to have grandeur and some will be found wanting. Raised from … Continue reading

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Grandpa Ed was badass

Grandpa Ed was badass Yeah. Forgive the word badass, it doesn’t come easy to my generation. But it is, in fact, the word that fits. And I thank the generation that coined it. In 1954 my father, Edward James Howard, … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Speeches of Maria Klaus – BIRTH OF IDEAL CAPITALISM – On Consultation

INTERVIEW SOUNDBITES 5 (translated from Aussish) PEOPLE BEING INTERVIEWED IN A SUPERMARKET (SHOPPER 1) “She had an unusual religion. Where you can’t get involved in partisan politics. You know? Really. You can’t run for office. Only if you’re appointed. And … Continue reading

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Parliamentary speeches of Maria Klaus – BIRTH OF IDEAL CAPITALISM – On Student Debt

INTERVIEW SOUNDBITES 8  (Translated from Aussish) (COOK/OWNER of a tiny felafel place talks across the counter to a CUSTOMER) “Yeah, I remember one of Maria Klaus’ speeches.” “Which one?” “The one about the student debt crisis.” “They say she did … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Speeches of Maria Klaus – BIRTH OF IDEAL CAPITALISM – On Work

INTERVIEW SOUNDBITES 3 (translated from Aussish) (COLLEGE STUDENTS AT A CAFETERIA TABLE): (STUDENT 1) “The Capitalists, the capitalists. She kept using this funny term. And at first we didn’t even know who she was talking about. Then little by little … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Speeches of Maria Klaus – BIRTH OF IDEAL CAPITALISM – On Wealth

INTERVIEW SOUNDBITES 2 (translated from Aussish) College Students at a cafeteria table: (STUDENT 1) “So it became a fight, you know, because the rich didn’t want to pay any more taxes. So she just came back, in a few weeks, … Continue reading

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Race in America: My Reflections on “The Present Crisis”

Poetry is all I have to offer today when my country is in such turmoil. I write a lot about race unity, hoping to spread hope. Wherever there is a thought of hate, replace it with a thought of love. … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Speeches of Maria Klaus. BIRTH OF IDEAL CAPITALISM – On Debt

  INTERVIEW SOUNDBITES 1 Farmer (with his wife beside him) “She was so ugly you know. Just a dumpy little woman. And she changed the course of history. Because we were sinking. Not through any fault of our own, but … Continue reading

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The Black Woman’s Journey, a poem for Black History Month

The Black Woman’s Journey   It’s a dangerous world out there Treat her like a queen Close ranks for protection Treat her like a queen You can’t carry her bags Even though she’s a queen She must tote the weary … Continue reading

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MLK Poetry Tribute – Race in America: Journey of the black male

MLK Poetry Tribute – Race in America Journey of the Black Male   Have you ever seen a black man walk straight? Not shucking nor jiving, not strutting – but straight! It’s a long time coming, this regal gait Takes … Continue reading

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