We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
This is a wonderful article comparing the 1968 Chicago Riots with the folks in NYC today. However, what is missing is this piece:
This guy was one of the primary organizers for Chicago 1968:
This gal who accompanied him then and has worked with him through the AAUP is here:
Please scroll down the above page until you reach an entry for one of her books. A book she co-wrote with THE Bill Moyer of PBS fame. The title of that book is:
Doing Democracy: The MAP Model for Organizing Social Movements. Published by New Society Publishers, 2001