Updated: Why the United Nations still matters

Now more than ever, we are global in our ideals of a democracy that gives everyone a voice, a vote, and perhaps even a vaccine. Have we yet realized the irony of this alliteration? A bit reminiscent of the “vini, vidi, vici” attributed to Julius Caesar. Yet here we are, braced and even buckled into […]


Pressed Blog as 2021 turns to autumn

Hello all. Here I am, ready and eager to share discussion and perspective on topics and issues that may change from one day to the next, while I sort through the vast range of concerns that occupy our overstimulated, information-addicted minds, or at least, my own. The realization is upon me that several years passed […]