Japanese International Child Abduction Gets Brief Mention at Senate Confirmation Hearing of Ambassador Caroline Kennedy

This is a note I sent to Maryland Senator Ben Cardin (Democrat) today, Although I am a resident of New York State, not Maryland, I would like to write you today to express my deeply felt and sincere thanks to you for your having asked the new ambassador to Japan, Caroline Kennedy, if she is … More Japanese International Child Abduction Gets Brief Mention at Senate Confirmation Hearing of Ambassador Caroline Kennedy

Strange Fruit: Homologous Products of U.S. Sponsorship – Right Wing Violence and Child Abduction

View Post   Get ready for the Radiation Olympics – Japan 2020 Fruit of the Trees On Which They’re Grown, Watered by the United States (The following is a letter sent to the U.S. Congressional Representative from Astoria, New York in September, 2013.  I’d signed a petition and written a note to the Congressperson’s office … More Strange Fruit: Homologous Products of U.S. Sponsorship – Right Wing Violence and Child Abduction

Novelty and Savagery

Daily they would vainly storm, Pick and shovel, stroke for stroke; Where the flames would nightly swarm Was a dam when we awoke. Human sacrifices bled, Tortured screams would pierce the night, And where blazes seaward spread A canal would greet the light. – Goethe, Faust, 11123-30, (from Berman, p.64) ¹ Marshall Berman, who published … More Novelty and Savagery