Why I Am a Pagan, by Zitkala-Sa (Atlantic Monthly, 1902)

WHEN the spirit swells my breast I love to roam leisurely among the green hills; or sometimes, sitting on the brink of the murmuring Missouri, I marvel at the great blue overhead. With half closed eyes I watch the huge cloud shadows in their noiseless play upon the...

True Democrats, True Progressives

I’m trying not to use the term “Democratic Party” generically these days, and here’s why: There is most certainly a specific institution called the Democratic Party, and that institution performs some absolutely essential tasks. But the...

Non-qualified political opinions

Being a middle-aged Southern white guy, it should be obvious that I have friends and family who are Republicans. The list of people I love and admire includes some names of folks who not only voted for Trump, they voted — twice — for the previous...
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