Betting Long

Martin Rees is a top shelf astrophysicist. England’s Royal Astronomer, Cambridge Professor of Cosmology and Astrophysics, Royal Society Research Professor, foreign associate of both the National Academy of Sciences and the Russian Academy of Sciences, long list of prizes, etc.  In 2001, he published a book titled Our Final Hour: Read more…

Go to Your Room!

No one knows for sure how much global greenhouse gas emissions have fallen with the coronavirus pandemic, but it is within reason to think that it could hit 40%.  According to the United Nations, a 40% reduction is what humanity has to achieve by 2050. And there are credible climatologists who Read more…

Understanding Nicaragua

I am often amazed at how quickly the present becomes a long gone past. Case in point: how even my news-savvy thirty-something friends know nothing of the Central American revolutions of the 1980s, and thus have no context for understanding the current insurrection against the Ortega regime in Nicaragua. Here Read more…

Thanks to Hank

With some reluctance, I should say that my next big project will be a documentary movie about the life of Hank Wilson. I usually don’t speak of my projects until they are done, but most of my projects have required no money. This has been fundamental for me: make art Read more…