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Shared shadow, shared light

The hidden undersides of sexism, racism, and social power are becoming more visible, largely thanks to exposure-friendly technologies.  This presents us (humanity) …

A Timely Poem: The Unholy Majority

I’ve recently been engaged in some new background research, writing, and conversations and have been absent from this public space for a …

What is it about Random Selection??

In recent months I’ve discovered that random selection offers unexpected gifts to our efforts to create more fair, functional, and intelligent politics …

End-of-year lists and wiser democracy

Several end-of-year lists for 2013 demonstrate that things are, indeed, getting better and better and worse and worse faster and faster. Personally, …