Tag Archives: Trump

Living in Interesting Times

Alan Zendell, June 29, 2021 The phrase, “We live in interesting times” is an ironic warning about coming uncertainty and jeopardy. Whether or not it was originally a Chinese curse, the implication is that war and chaos are a lot … Continue reading

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Life After COVID

Alan Zendell, May 18, 2021 When we consider what life will look like after COVID, the biggest unknown is how many of us will have been vaccinated. The anti-vax movement has been around for two hundred years, even when small … Continue reading

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The American Renewal Project

Alan Zendell, May 14, 2021 Dystopian futures fascinate us. Whether it’s an alien invasion, a zombie apocalypse or a nuclear holocaust, we are irresistibly drawn to tales describing how our country or our world might be destroyed. As early as … Continue reading

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Saving Our Democracy

Alan Zendell, May 9, 2021 Sometimes, it’s necessary to get out of the weeds and adjust our perspective. Context is everything. That’s truer for the current struggle for control of the Republican Party than anything else happening in America. Suppressing … Continue reading

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The United States Postal Service

Alan Zendell, April 10 2021 When I was a kid everyone took the post office for granted. Everyone in my building knew our mailman’s name, and our parents left $$-filled envelopes for him at Christmas. In the years after WW2, … Continue reading

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Getting Vaccinated

Alan Zendell March 16, 2021 The very notion of politicizing a vaccine for a debilitating disease is beyond stupid, not to mention that it places countless millions of people at risk. It’s a further testament to the danger of having … Continue reading

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A Party At War with Itself

Alan Zendell, February 15, 2021 In his new book, A History of What Comes Next, Silvain Neuvel describes the unfortunate circumstances in which the German population, specifically, it’s surviving men, found itself in 1946: The Germans are in shock, stunned, … Continue reading

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Wall of Infamy

Alan Zendell, December 15, 2020 Today, Washington Post journalist Ruth Marcus published the list of the Republican members of the House of Representatives who signed on to the bogus Texas lawsuit that asked the U. S, Supreme Court to overturn … Continue reading

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Stress Tests

Alan Zendell, December 12, 2020 Stress tests have been used ever since people have been building and manufacturing things to assure their safety and soundness. Would you get on an airplane if you didn’t know that every piece of the … Continue reading

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This Must End!

Alan Zendell, September 27, 2020 Imagine for a moment that you’re a Canadian. Most Americans are vaguely aware of Canada as our neighbor to the north. Some can name most of the Canadian provinces, and some fraction of those can … Continue reading

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