Tag Archives: Social Change

How Bad Can It Be, Really?

[This is my fourth attempt at an article on the Trumpian ascendancy.  I usually set an article aside for a day or two, then come back to it and see if it’s silly, prosaic or boring before publishing it.  The … Continue reading

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Teachers

As a society, we don’t value teachers enough. To my mind, a society should value work – in the sense of the rewards society delivers to people who do that work – based on two factors.  First, how important is … Continue reading

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Millennials

In a meeting the other day (a dozen white males in their 50s and 60s, as is so often the case in the energy sector), a discussion arose as to how to get the organization’s message out, both to the … Continue reading

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The Draft Constitution of Thailand – An Analysis

Abstract You assess a constitution by looking at three elements:  what rights are fully protected, how is the power to run the country divided and organized, and how are those in power selected?  Thailand’s proposed new constitution has significant issues … Continue reading

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Lives #3 Updated – Fah and Lek Get Married

[Almost a year and a half ago I wrote an article about Fah, whose life as a Thai ladyboy taught me a lot about how people see themselves.  This is another update on Fah’s life and, in the end, another … Continue reading

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Lives #3 Updated – Fah’s Life Changes

[Almost a year and a half ago I wrote an article about Fah, whose life as a Thai ladyboy taught me a lot about how people see themselves.  This is an update on Fah’s life.] I have been invited to … Continue reading

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The World We Teach

People who know me well know that I am intolerant about racism. Nothing makes me lose it more easily than seeing racism playing out before me. Yet at the same time I recognize that all of us – and I … Continue reading

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