When Hugh Hefner died last year, the eulogies and obituaries gave him credit for starting the sexual revolution. Apparently the free and easy enjoyment of sex only needed someone (a man) to “start” it, and then it would happen. But what of those for whom it didn’t?
50 years after Stonewall, 50 years after Woodstock… what a century it was, and what a worthwhile 50th anniversary of those events to celebrate and remember. Both steps toward freedom and independence America espoused, but did not always exemplify, especially with regard to persons of color, religion and origin. To wit, Native Americans themselves, overrun by European invaders much as Europeans themselves were largely overrun in the 14th and 15th centuries by Norse invaders from the North, and Huns from the East. Now, as always, the world needs a beacon to lead it away from nepotism, absolutism, tyranny and autocratic management wherein leaders put themselves above...