Why should we recognize the rights of corporations? From whence comes their authority? Who bequeathed them their rights? The U.S. Constitution? There is no mention of corporations in that document.

Why should corporations own houses that go empty while people sleep under bridges? Why do they have access to our…

In Honor Of Martin Luther King Jr.

I’ve been contemplating the path of non-violence lately. Not just the brief speculation we all do about it where we consider it and then say, “Nah, it’s a nice thought but it’ll never work.” I’m talking about a real exploration of the philosophies…

(This article was first published on April 1, 2018)

On Sunday, we commemorated the story of the death and resurrection of Jesus. Today we are asked to remember another man who preached non-violence in the face of hatred and brutality, a man who also paid the ultimate price for his…

Dr. King was not one to use words merely for rhetorical flourish. A careful reading of his speeches not only shows the intellectual and moral grappling he engaged in in order to write them, but the education that helped shape the messages he shared with others.

While Dr. King received…

Today we hold solemn vigils in remembrance of the Jethro Bodine uprising of 2021, decrying the violence and property damage wrought. Five people lost their lives in the assault. Two of the elite commando attack force were in their 50’s and died of cardiovascular disease, deemed by doctors to be…

At some point in history, words were spoken that were so profound, so rich in meaning, that the printed word was invented in order to record them for posterity. Books were written to capture words of beauty and import. Thoughts themselves, those nebulous creations of consciousness, were given form, brought…

James Rozoff

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