#dresslikeawoman

#dresslikeawoman orders were issued by this administration.    But what does that mean?  Scientist, athlete, space explorer, firefighter, soldier, mechanic, lawyer, nurse, leader, police officer, inventor, envelope pusher? Shall we dress like Belva Lockwood, the first woman admitted to practice before the US Supreme Court in 1879 a single mom who worked her way throughContinue reading “#dresslikeawoman”

Syrian Vetting is Already Extreme

How are Syrian refugees referred to the U.S.? The process begins with a referral from UNHCR. The U.N.’s refugee agency is responsible for registering some 15 million asylum seekers around the world, and providing aid and assistance until they are resettled abroad or (more likely) returned home once conditions ease. The registration process includes in-depthContinue reading “Syrian Vetting is Already Extreme”

Beth Klein Boulder Attorney Writes Resistance

How to ensure that safety and health care is available, the environment is preserved, our universe explored, and people are treated equally are on the minds of many.   Does the answer lie in innovation?  Can we solve political and social problems and make petty politics irrelevant with technology and market forces? 1927 Orteig Prize,Continue reading “Beth Klein Boulder Attorney Writes Resistance”

Prizes, Innovation #resist

  Beth Klein Boulder Attorney talks resistance through technology. How to ensure that safety and health care is available, the environment is preserved, our universe explored, and people are treated equally are on the minds of many.   Does the answer lie in innovation?  Can we solve political and social problems and make petty politicsContinue reading “Prizes, Innovation #resist”

Where do we go from here?

Where do we go now to come together?  It is all about activism and service?  Could it be about something simpler, but perhaps more difficult?  Friendships with people with whom we disagree?  How to we rebuild the house that is divided? We have firmly become flat characters in narratives.  The good and the evil. TheContinue reading “Where do we go from here?”

The Influence of Phillip Dick & Trumpism

Beth Klein Boulder writes about Phillip Dick and defines Trumpism. Ironically, Phillip Dick was one of the world’s most influential writers and thinkers who is and deserving of our thanks. I wanted to write an electronic memorial to him. When you read the names of the works, there is nothing else that needs to be added to describe his contribution to literature.

Beth Klein Boulder Lawyer's Exploration of Human Powered Things in 2017

Behold a human powered gym being powered by a spin class in Paris! A well-conditioned cyclist can produce about 400 watts of mechanical power for an hour or more, but adults of good average fitness average between 50 and 150 watts for an hour of vigorous exercise. Manoj Bhargava has created a human-powered generator.  TheContinue reading “Beth Klein Boulder Lawyer's Exploration of Human Powered Things in 2017”

Beth Klein suggests – Program a Lego Robot

Lots of people are switching off social media and finding time to gather with friends and explore new ideas. Here is a suggestion.  Host a “Program a Lego Robot” Party.  You may be surprised at your ability to intuitively program a robot. This year Lego is selling Boost, a basic robotics- and programming-oriented kit that’sContinue reading “Beth Klein suggests – Program a Lego Robot”

Turkey, ISIS and the PKK.

  The Kurdish–Turkish conflict is an armed conflict between the Republic of Turkey and various Kurdish insurgent groups that want a separate Kurdish nation or greater rights for Kurds in Turkey.  The main rebel group is the Kurdistan Workers’ Party or PKK (Kurdish: Partiya Karkerên Kurdistan).    The insurgency is mainly in southeastern Turkey and theContinue reading “Turkey, ISIS and the PKK.”