#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 through […]Read More #dresslikeawoman
Beth Klein Boulder Attorney’s take on Neil Gorsuch. Judge Gorsuch is a strict constructionist. This means he applies the law as written and looks at the intent of the legislature only if the law is ambiguous. This does not mean that he is a foundationalist – one who thinks that the Constitution is stagnant and […]Read More Neil Gorsuch
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-depth […]Read More Syrian Vetting is Already Extreme
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, […]Read More Beth Klein Boulder Attorney Writes Resistance
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 politics […]Read More Prizes, Innovation #resist
Words that must become extinct and the lesson of Herbert J. Taylor. In the early 1930s Herbert J. Taylor set out to save the Club Aluminum Products distribution company from bankruptcy. He believed himself to be the only person who had hope. His recovery plan started with changing language and how people treated each other. […]Read More Is it the truth?
As I try to talk and reach out, here is what confronts me so. I watched with dismay as my friend JP posted so many mean things while she was at the Inauguration. This is what JP says, and it is challenging to hear: “A crazy woman from Washington didn’t understand why women could support […]Read More How not to talk to each other.
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. The […]Read More Where do we go from here?
Please read Beth Klein Boulder Attorney’s writing about Synthetic Ivory. https://www.worldpulse.com/en/community/users/beth-klein/posts/73333Read More Saving Elephants
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.Read More The Influence of Phillip Dick & Trumpism
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. The […]Read More Beth Klein Boulder Lawyer's Exploration of Human Powered Things in 2017
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’s […]Read More Beth Klein suggests – Program a Lego Robot
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 the […]Read More Turkey, ISIS and the PKK.