September 11, 2020

In the Pacific Republic, humanity’s collective brainpower is put to use rather than being squandered on brute survival. Read more

September 9, 2020

“Trad” Catholics claim the church can be revitalized if we bring back the Latin Mass, end women’s suffrage, and abolish democracy. Read more

September 7, 2020

By James A. Haught Sometimes it seems like we live in a huge loony bin where things make no sense. How could the world’s richest, strongest nation give its highest office to a crude, vulgar, shallow, petty, self-worshiping, obnoxious, racist schmuck? How can Donald Trump draw so much political support? Is it raw racism – widespread approval of his attacks on blacks, Muslims and Hispanics? Does any other explanation work? During the 2016 GOP primary, fellow Republicans said: “Donald Trump… Read more

September 4, 2020

How to balance means and ends, and match people to jobs that need doing, in a socialist society that isn’t driven by money. Read more

September 2, 2020

Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds – but America’s founders never reckoned with the possibility of a president deliberately trying to wreck the Post Office. Read more

August 31, 2020

By James A. Haught A marvelous asset surrounds millions of Americans. Part of the public ignores it, but a significant group cherishes it. I’m talking about the lush forest covering vast regions, including eighty percent of my state, West Virginia. For woods-lovers, the forest is an enticing lure that’s freely available, almost everywhere you look. Appalachia is engulfed in nature, with countless shady trails along deep ravines or winding among tall trees that rise like pillars of a temple. Woodland… Read more

August 28, 2020

Rae visits a part of the Pacific Republic whose inhabitants live close to nature. Read more

August 26, 2020

We may soon see another venerable faith go extinct before our eyes. Read more

August 24, 2020

Science wins every showdown, constantly undercutting religion’s supernatural dogmas. Read more

August 21, 2020

On board a train heading into the city, Rae learns about the role of money in the Pacific Republic. Read more




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