The Pen is Mightier than the Sword: The Traprock Blog

MY TURN By SUZANNE R. CARLSON

Coronavirus and peace in the valley MY TURN By SUZANNE R. CARLSON Published in the Greenfield Recorder, April 11, 2020 I respect Thomas Curren, and the Franklin Land Trust, for protecting land from development and…


Ecological feminism project continues

Published in the Greenfield Recorder, April 6, 2020, and the Montague Reporter, April 9th. On March 11, this paper published the My Turn “Women and Life on Earth: Then and Now.” It described an ‘herstoric’…



“It will not be over until we talk…”

Preface March 30, 2020 Dear Reader, I am sending you testimony that I wish everyone in the world would read, assimilate and discuss. It is heartbreaking testimony told by an Israeli Jew, Rami Elhanan. I…


Parenting in a Pandemic

By Deb Habib Published in the Greenfield Recorder on March 25, 2020 Much of my career as an educator has focused on supporting young people — many who have experienced isolation and trauma — to…


Women and Life on Earth: Then and Now

By Anna Gyorgy Originally published: March 11, 2020 in the Greenfield Recorder Update! The event mentioned here, planned for March 28, is among the many that have been cancelled. Its relevance remains. Anniversaries are times…



The Richest and the Rest of Us

H. Patricia Hynes Originally published February 2020 in The Berkshire Eagle and Informed Comment “The 500 richest people in the world…gained a combined $1.2 trillion in wealth in 2019, further exacerbating inequities that have not…