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I thought to offer this in the wake of the rash of comments I've seen to the effect that Ms. Lewinsky's ill treatment is, at least in part, about this country.
 
It isn't.  
 
It'd be tough to make a convincing case that the rich/powerful in anyRead full post »
Friends,
 
These are the two most recent 'Passionate Justice' podcasts, including the piece on my creative and gutsy homeless Seattle writer friend and her small-group project cooking for and feeding other downtown homeless people in that city. It includes, too, among other segments, a pieceRead full post »

 

                   HUMBLY KICKIN' YOUR ASS

              TEXAS  CASSEROLE

 

I'm really excited that later today, 3:00 pm Eastern, 'Passionate Justice' will present its first story about our writingRead full post »


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   Homeless Writers Feeding Seattle's Homeless                

 

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MAY 1, 2014 7:32AM

OC87 RECOVERY DIARIES/Latest!

Here's the next installment of RECOVERY DIARIES, film director, my pal, Bud Clayman's remarkable project. 

-JW

 

         http://lexgstein.cmail1.com/t/t-fb-ykohul-ctluukuu-t/     http://lexgstein.cmail1.com/t/t-tw-ykohul-ctluukuu-d/  
APRIL 30, 2014 7:34AM

May 4th, Early, Abiding

Memory's an eel. 

slips;

 

forty-four years' reach

so unreliable.

 

No news, that: 

 

plagues us all—

 

 .two-timing lovers,

 

 .conspiracy enthusiasts,

 

 .fans of Classic Series stats,

 

 .Gospel Writers

 

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APRIL 29, 2014 7:27AM

...and so as to white privilege...

...and so as to White faux-Patriotic/faux traditional Christian...privilege...and I do want this to be the last time I feel compelled to speak to the Nevada Deadbeat Tax Cheat…

 

But…it occurs to me and and not only to me to ask the simple question: 

 

How isRead full post »


I am delighted to continue to promote your writing and commentary.
 
Over twenty-six Saturdays we've presented perhaps twelve or more Open/Our writers, including four yesterday. 
 
And next Saturday the plan is to showcase a terrific social justice effort, very new and as grassrootsRead full post »
 
There may come a day when we recall, as one Collective Humanity, celebrate, as one group, as one preyed upon collective, all those who've lost their lives as a result of systematic marginalization and the bigotry that engenders it. 

That would be a good day.

It's not,
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     What surprises is that the loony Right and the far Left have
 
in common an intense anti-government zeal (which comes
 
from different places, of course) and wind up squirmily
 
having to defend and then run from people they'veRead full post »


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     The Reverend Scott Lively, an anti-lgbt preacher I’ve discussed here, recently suggested that gay citizens should be imprisoned if they don’t submit to ‘Ex-Gay Therapy'. A Republican candidate running for governor of Massachusetts, ReverRead full post »

 

ENJOY!

 

 PodOmatic | Podcast - Star Com Media's Podcast

 

-JW

 ...and some Podcasts of another terrific network program, "Insurrection with Brent Lengel".

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Raise a glass with me to Miryam, to Mary, of the village of
 
Magdala, who believed so delightedly in her friend's, that
 
magnificent performance-artist rabbi's Justice-message,
 
repeated and profound Justice-renditions, that she ran from his
 
unjust tomb faster evenRead full post »


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While conspiracies have existed and do exist, an issue with conspiracy theorists can be that because what they believe with something akin to absolute faith is often, to them, self-evident, they may regard those who ask for evidence, evidentiary linkage, real su
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  You’re aware I have no problem challenging the 
benighted Religious Right.

 

 

     Right now I want to take up a  writer who calls herself a progressive, an American living in New Zealand, Dr. Stewart Jeanne Bramhall* -- I use her name with he

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'PASSIONATE JUSTICE' PODCASTS
 
...FOR 12 APRIL, 2014. 

PodOmatic | Best Free Podcasts
 
 
...and for 5 APRIL, 2014.
 
 
 
...and for 29 MARCH, 2014.
 
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APRIL 13, 2014 9:07AM

On Seeing 'Django' Again, A Year On


Buck pond tenant house burning          

     We had a no-lose last night, Munich or Django Unchained. Again. As we'd seen the former in the past few months and as we were in an ironic mood, we chose 'Django'. 


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     MISSISSIPPI SOILS ITS                   BIGOT BRITCHES  

               YET  AGAIN

 

        &nbs

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     It’s one thing for private, religious schools to stunt the intellectual growth of children by insisting they parrot rubbish such as humans and dinosaurs lived together like Fred,Wilma, Barney,  Betty, Bam Bam, and Dino, their so so so cleverly-named pet Ve

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     The other day I had a conversation with a very bright guy, a former student, a clergyman, who objected to colleges inviting retired University of California Professor, Angela Davis, the academic and radical from generations back, to speak to student

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AMERICA, WHERE WOMEN NEED COURTS' OK for SEX ?

                                
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 You'll recall my former student and pal, film director Bud Clayman. This is the latest installment of his project, RECOVERY DIARIES.  Enjoy.  - JW

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Coming May 21, 2014 to NYC is a musical theater event that uses real people’s journeys with mental health as

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