March 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


Corporate religion  Free Access 


Arguments are being heard today at the Supreme Court that will decide whether the corporation you work for can exercise its “religious” sensibilities — of which a corporation has absolutely none — and, in effect, to decide whe More...


A walk in the Maine woods


Some time ago, viewing the devastation in Superstorm Sandy’s wake, I couldn’t help thinking that the root of such problems is the self-aggrandizing tendency of humans and the difficulty of giving up myths that support it.  More...


Diana Margaret Barter

Diana M. Barter passed away on March 20, 2014, at Emeritus of Towson Assisted Living Center after a long struggle with HER2 positive breast cancer. Diana was born on April 27, 1942, in Bath, Maine, the daughter of Herman F. and Ethelyn Gray Barter. More...


Welfare overhaul proposals divide lawmakers

AUGUSTA   Seeking support for proposed limitations on welfare benefits and job-search requirements for recipients, Gov. More...


Justices weighing in on birth control coverage under new health law

WASHINGTON   Supreme Court justices are weighing whether corporations have religious rights that exempt them from part of the new health care law that requires coverage of birth control for employees at no extra charge.  More...