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Columbus Day – or Indigenous Peoples’ Day?

The celebration of Christopher Columbus Day, the Italian explorer credited with discovering America, has faced a backlash over the years because of his maltreatment of Native American populations. Many in the U.S. are calling for a change. By Joe Difazio (Displayed with permission from International Business Times) Dozens of people gathered in Boston on Saturday […]

October 9th

David Brin: Tis the season… to save the world?

By David Brin You don’t have to be reminded. Forward looking folks know this time of year is when we re-assess our annual donations and find ways to help tilt the scales toward a more favorable tomorrow. But is there an aspect of ultimate self-interest? Consider. What criteria will future generations use, when they decide which people from […]

December 3rd