Should I vote?

I have friends who sometimes wonder just that. They think that their vote won’t matter, or that elections are rigged or that politicians only server the elite, saying, “If voting changed anything, they would make it illegal.” However, that is not true, & even if it was, it is still worth a try. It is…More

Swords Into Ploughs

They will stop using their weapons for war. They will hammer their swords into ploughs and their spears into sickles for harvesting. All fighting between nations will end. They will never again train for war. – Isaiah 2:4More

Servants of God Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin

We believe in loving our brothers regardless of race, colour or creed and we believe in showing this love by working for better conditions immediately and the ultimate owning by the workers of their means of production. – Dorothy Day   I want a change, a radical change, from an acquisitive society to a functional…More

Easy Essay: Yes! I am a Radical

Down to the Roots I was once thrown out of a Knights of Columbus meeting because, as the K. of C. official said, I was radical. I was introduced as a radical before the college students of a Franciscan college, And the Franciscan Father added “I am as radical as Peter Maurin.” Speaking in a…More

A Reminder for Christians

Recently I have seen several people who claim to be Christian; Yet they say bad things to immigrants, such as “Those low lives need to all be arrested & shipped back to where they are from! I don’t want them in MY country.” and they treat these people as if they are subhuman. I have…More

Easy Essay: The Money Lenders’ Dole

Uncle Sam does not believe in the unemployed dole, but Uncle Sam does believe in the money lenders’ dole. Uncle Sam doles out every year more than a billion dollars to the money lenders. And it is the money lenders’ dole that put Uncle Sam into a hole. The money lenders are first citizens on…More

The Revolution is Now!

“The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each one of us?” ― Dorothy Day “What we would like to do is change the world–make it a little simpler for people to feed, clothe, and shelter themselves as God intended…More