Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Harvey J. Kaye -- August 14: Time to Reinvigorate the Fight for the Four Freedoms

 Any real Paineites out there will already know that the star hitter on the Tom Paine batting roster is Prof. Kaye. Here he is at his best on the Fight for the Four Freedoms. Do you remember them? “FREEDOM FROM FEAR AND WANT – FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND RELIGION.”

http://ourfuture.org/20140813/14-august-time-to-reinvigorate-the-fight-for-the-four-freedoms#.U-vOzcDDeWk.mailto

Friday, July 25, 2014

Harvey J. Kaye on Thomas Paine and "general revolution"


 Perhaps no one presently does more to bring the name of Thomas Paine before the public that Prof. Harvey J. Kaye. Here is yet another on the real meaning of American exceptionalism and the "general revolution" of the world:

http://ourfuture.org/20140725/a-dangerous-idea-the-progressive-vision-of-of-american-exceptionalism#.U9KhdQwFxt0.twitter

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Thomas Paine biography recommendation

Several individuals have asked recently for a recommendation of a Paine biography. Much the best of the recent and more accessible biographies is Harvey Kaye's. I'll be posting more info on this and related subjects in the near future and will probably create a recommendations page, but in the meantime:

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Thomas Paine on war.

"War involves in its progress such a train of unforeseen and unsupposed circumstances ... that no human wisdom can calculate the end."

Thomas Paine -- Prospects on the Rubicon (1787)

Friday, July 11, 2014

Petition for Paine Street

Kudos to Dylan DePice for starting this initiative. Sign it and share it, people.

https://www.change.org/petitions/corey-johnson-reclaim-a-street-name-for-thomas-paine

(note: Dylan, nice work. Would love to be in touch at my direct email -- paineite at gmail dot com)

Campaign to rename Barrow Street in honor of Thomas Paine

This story -- reported in the Right leaning New York Post -- affirms the great principle that all honorable men and women can find  and work together on a towards the common good. We support this campaign and commend the NY Post for its coverage of the story.

http://nypost.com/2014/07/06/push-to-rename-street-to-honor-writer-thomas-paine/



(acknowledgement and thanks to HJK for the link)