Monday, January 31, 2011

Earth & Sky -- An Historical Obituary for Bishop Ruiz of Chiapas

On the death of Samuel Ruiz, bishop of Chiapas, Woodchip uses the occasion to examine the history of Church activism in Hispanic America, to reflect on the antecedents of Liberation Theology and to think about the questions the Zapatista peasant movement would have us ask. [READ]


Thursday, January 20, 2011

The Bezerkeley Gypsy and The Hysteria of Impotence

Woodchips ponders the impotence of the Left. [READ]


Monday, January 10, 2011

The Wrong Type of Climate Control -- The Risks of Free Speech

Once again, Woodchip Gazette warns against trying to make speech "safe" and recalls James Madison to remind us that freedom always entails risks... [READ]