How to help in response to the Hamas invasion of Israel and the resulting war in Israel and Gaza

Events in Israel and Gaza since since early Saturday morning have been particularly shocking, appalling, and overwhelming. Hundreds of unarmed civilians have been killed, injured, and brutalized in this unprecedented escalation of hostilities, war, and terror. Supporting these organizations may help.

Statement of beliefs and links to some related causes

I believe in electoral democracy, the rule of law, and human rights. Human rights are both universal and inalienable and indivisible and interdependent. Among many worthy causes: This statement previously closed out the About me section of my main homepage, but it never really seemed to fit as part of my biographical summary. It felt tacked … Read more

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights Now, Therefore THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY proclaims THIS UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS as a common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations, to the end that every individual and every organ of society, keeping this Declaration constantly in mind, shall strive by teaching and education to promote … Read more