Real money magic: investing in evil

It’s been six months since a veritable coup was staged in the Exxon Mobil board room. Three new directors that were seated over objections of company leaders are committed to addressing climate change as a business risk for a company that’s all about oil. This is a big deal, and highlights the power that shareholdersContinue reading “Real money magic: investing in evil”

Planting prayer for Poseidon

Gentle Ennosigaios, now we ask you to move the earth. Not with all the vast power which rages under roiling brows of Labrandeus, nor the tenacious focus of dashing Prosclystius, nor any of the many ways which Pelagaeus could bring to bear. Subtle Ennosigaios, now we ask you to move the earth. With the steadfastContinue reading “Planting prayer for Poseidon”

Reviews in waiting

It takes a lot of time and it doesn’t make me any money, but I do enjoy writing honest book reviews.  Jason Mankey has kindly given me a higher platform for that work, “Pergamum Unfurled.”  Reviewing books are various kinds is something I’ve done for some years; I have even done it for pay.  (ThatContinue reading “Reviews in waiting”

Real money magic: my vote matters, your vote matters.

The miasma which leads a sizable majority of Americans not to bother to vote is the idea, “my vote doesn’t matter.”  I know better:  I saw a local race decided by one vote, and the loser didn’t vote for himself.  My vote matters. Received yesterday:  this sigil, which I then empowered to pull that cloudContinue reading “Real money magic: my vote matters, your vote matters.”