Where Will We Sleep? — Published Today

October 12, 2021

We’re proud to announce that the ebook and paperback editions of Where Will We Sleep? are being published today. Introduction Determined to learn more about those who fate did not favor, I toured tattered, handmade refuges of those without homes and also interviewed them on the streets and in homeless shelters, and conversed with the…

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Winton, Not Winston, in Quito

August 16, 2012

A travel newsletter I subscribed to occasionally offered stories by a guy named Winton Churchill. Oh, a wise guy, I concluded. Despite groaning about his humor, and perhaps his stability, I did conclude Churchill knew plenty about computers. He’d worked for Apple, knew Steve Jobs, toiled for other Silicon Valley concerns, some of which flamed…

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Iron Women

April 15, 2012

iron curtain lifted and shoved into bones of women looking west

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State of the Union

January 26, 2012

This story is from the collection “Obama on Edge”

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December 8, 2011

This story appears in the collection “In Other Hands”

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Impressions of Madrid

August 12, 2011

Would I ever want to live in Madrid? I didn’t know. I hadn’t been there so before going prepared vigorously, studying maps and scouring cyberspace and printing out stacks of material that bulged from three folders. In Madrid I annotated my reference material and encouraged local citizens to also do so. I jumped into dozens…

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The Titanic Speaks

July 21, 2010

I need to get to sea and soon will. After two years of construction, a hundred thousand people are watching in dry dock on May 31, 1911 as hydraulic triggers release me onto a path greased with 22 tons of tallow and soap that let me glide into the River Lagan. Now my staterooms and…

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Immigration Reform – Debate II – George Thomas Clark v. D.A. King

June 13, 2005

In April my online debate about immigration with D.A. King, founder of The American Resistance, attracted many readers, a stack of letters, and interest from other online publications.  Now Mr. King and I are going to discuss the border security and immigration reform legislation proposed by, among others, Senator John McCain and Senator Edward Kennedy.  I support this legislation. …

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Opponents of Immigration Hurl Letters and Insults

May 6, 2005

Who are the angriest people in the United States?  Are they the supporters or opponents of war in Iraq, neocons or neoliberals, the devout or the secular, disrespected homemakers or overworked career mothers?  No is the answer to each of the aforementioned inquiries.  The most outraged people in the land are those actively opposing illegal…

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George Thomas Clark Debates D.A. King about Immigration

April 22, 2005

This is my recent online exchange with D.A. King, founder of The American Resistance Foundation, a national coalition of citizens actively opposed to illegal immigration.  Mr. King spends lots of his own money as he travels and speaks and takes part in rallies and debates all comers. George Thomas Clark – Don’t you think the Bush administration,…

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