The Confederacy

I promised in my last post to commit the next one to a discussion of Confederate monuments and memorials, the more general practice of naming public buildings and infrastructure after Confederate leaders, and the current movement to rename, remove, or relocate them from their prominent positions in the built environment across the US South. This … Continue reading The Confederacy

Fukushima, Japan

Nuclear weapons and the possibility of nuclear war are much in the news lately as tensions in the Korean peninsula have risen, with aggressive talk from both US President Donald Trump and further attempts by North Korea to develop a long-range missile system to deliver nuclear warheads. Personally, I have been dismayed and shocked by … Continue reading Fukushima, Japan