Category Archives: Social Justice

Donald Trump Horrifies Me

I write a political blog called Ramona’s Voices, where I often feel the need to rage on about the insanity of a man like Donald Trump getting even this close to the presidency.  I’ve tried to keep my opinions corralled … Continue reading

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Vandals, I Don’t Get You. Can We Talk?

Van·dal noun: vandal; plural noun: vandals 1. a person who deliberately destroys or damages public or private property. “the rear window of the car was smashed by vandals” synonyms: hoodlum, barbarian, thug, hooligan, delinquent, despoiler, desecrator, saboteur “vandals defaced the … Continue reading

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Should I Die At 75? Oh, Wait. Too Late.

On September 17, the very day–I mean, the exact day I turned 77, Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel’s essay, “Why I hope to Die at 75” appeared in The Atlantic magazine.   You could have knocked me over with a feather.  Really?  (We … Continue reading

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Farewell, Pete Seeger. Peace Be With You.

I woke up this morning to the sad news that Pete Seeger, America’s folk singer and man of peace, has died. He was 94 years old, so we should be grateful that we had him with us for so long.  … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving, Short and Maybe Not So Sweet

It’s here!  Today’s the day!  I don’t think I’ve ever seen as many blogs about Thanksgiving as I have this year. We’re sharing memorable recipes and lovely table settings; we’re telling stories about childhood Thanksgivings, about hilarious holiday mishaps, about … Continue reading

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Walmart, the Benevolent Provides Bins for Low-Wage Employees Food Drive

Everybody knows the Walton family, the people who put the “Wal” in “Walmart”, is the richest family in America.  They’re so rich you would have to pile up more than 40% of the wealth in the entire United States to … Continue reading

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Feeling Good in Detroit

They’ve elected a new mayor in Detroit, which, in other circumstances, might be a big deal, but since Detroit is under the thumb of a state-appointed emergency manager (who promptly–and probably unconstitutionally–took away all authority from every elected city official), … Continue reading

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