Articles -- Mostly about politics and culture
Defeat: Another Inconvenient Truth
We can't extricate ourselves from Iraq, because almost no one wants
to admit defeat and almost no one wants to deal seriously with our
dependence on oil
America Enters the Crisis
Period: Is it the Fourth Turning Yet?
Neil Strauss and William Howe predicted, back in 1991, that
America would enter a period of crisis ("fourth turning")
about, well, now -- has it happened yet?
"America is Addicted to
Oil": Twelve Steps to End Oil Addiction
In which I actually agree with something that George W. Bush
The McDonald's Lawsuit: What's
A divisive controversy within vegetarianism -- what's at stake?
Vegetarian or Vegan?
Vegans need to be allies, not enemies, of lacto-vegetarians
Community and Individualism
Or, why simple living is so complex
Response to a letter in WorldWatch magazine -- grazing is worse than
Sustainable Beef (Again)
Wow, they printed my response (above)! But with their response;
here's my response to their response.
Colloquium on the Peak and
Decline of Oil Production, by R. Johnson
The Future of Vegetarianism
It depends on emphasizing ethics and the environment, not just health
Bringing an End to World Hunger
If you’re talking about anything more than a stopgap measure, you’re
talking about vegetarianism
History of the Vegetarian Society of D. C.
The oldest vegetarian group in North America has a history which reflects the
currents in the vegetarian movement
Out of Synch?
The main struggle we face is not to persuade others to our point of view, but
just to get them to think about it at all
The Night in Which All Cows are Black
It's not too late to make a few comments on the really obscure stuff in
nineteenth century philosophy
Is Honey Vegan?
A lot of people didn't like Dr. Michael Greger's celebrated article
"Why Honey is Vegan" in Satya -- but they might want to read