challenging religious privilege in public life

Joe Carvalko


July Memories – From Childhood To Old Age

July, the seventh month of the Gregorian calendar echoes in a corner of my mind unlike any other month.

Lawyers Bear Responsibility for What’s Wrong with American Justice

For most of U.S. history lawyers have controlled Congress. Today they're a third of the House members and one-half of the Senate members.

The Procession of Justice

Why are millions protesting across America? Because maybe citizens have decided to take charge of this amorphous abstraction called justice.

History Accounts for the Children

Whether we admit it or not, our government's immigration policies condone an immoral callousness against migrant children.

The 47th State Panacea or Perversion

We have the technology to potentially add a 47th chromosome. The implications are enormously consequential.

The Ides of March

Does COVID-19 mark another turning point for the world? And, if so, in what direction are we heading?

The Techno-Human Shell – A Jump in the Evolutionary Gap

Will a wide-spread practice of installing technology into the body fundamentally change human essence?

We cannot predict with any precision where technology will lead us

Ingenuity itself has little control over where it leads. But a world darkened by the fear of treading upon the unknown, is unimaginable.

Conserving Humanity at the Dawn of Posthuman Technology

With advances in genomic modification and computer-based prosthetics, we tumble headlong into a world populated by societies of transhumans.

You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet

For our successors, what they look like and what they believe in will go beyond change wrought by anything imaginable, today.