Woody Guthrie’s New Year’s Resolutions: Dream Good and Stay Glad

By: Thursday January 2, 2014 6:30 pm

Not only did the legendary folk musician set 33 resolutions– but his resolutions included things like: #15 Learn People Better and #20 Dream Good and #31 Love Everybody.

Pull Up a Chair: Up the Resolution!

By: Saturday December 28, 2013 4:00 am

The New Year is all but here. What’s on your RESOLUTIONS list? Sadly, I can’t think of one resolution I ever made that I’ve stuck to, and it’s not that I’m perfect just the way I am. Cynically, I slack off even making any. But this year is different, not only am I going to [...]

My New Year’s Resolutions

By: Saturday December 31, 2011 5:00 pm


Lose weight.

Be nicer.

Work with not just this year but many future years and generations and centuries in mind.

NATO Airstrike Murdering Nine Boys in Afghanistan Fitting Symbol of a Disastrous War

By: Thursday March 3, 2011 3:00 pm

I don’t know that anything has the potential to galvanize public opinion on the forgotten war in Afghanistan. But if there’s anything out there, the ambush of nine boys collecting firewood would qualify.

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