Alternet recently did a clever thing—they revisited a bunch of predictions made by science fiction writers back in 1987 as to what the world would look like in 2012. So, are science fiction writers any better than anyone else at predicting the future? Maybe, although some, like William Gibson, have given up entirely. Gibson believes […]
Earlier this year, as the Man of the People® Tour rolled around the nation in search of new constituencies to offend, it became apparent that presumptive GOP nominee Thurston Howell III Mitt Romney is the sort of man who sometimes doesn’t think things through all the way. Which is bad for him, but fun for […]
Achieving nuclear disarmament protest requires more than the baby steps that arms control advocates seem content to take today.
Part two of a series. In part one, I offered an overview of why I think the time has come to partition America – shake hands, go our separate ways, and let two (at least) groups of people follow their own paths according to their very different values. Today I want to briefly tackle the […]