A. C. Burch’s thoughts on politics

Turning Crisis Into Opportunity

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A. C. Burch revisits The HomePort Journals with a 2nd Edition and finds opportunity in a crisis.

Saying Yes to Our Power

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The global protests reminded me of a moment more than 50 years ago when people came together and nothing was the same.

Why I Still Believe in Democracy in an Age of Fear and Manipulation

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Fighting for freedom in the midst of bullies and charlatans.

Why We Rethought Christmas This Year

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A single candle replaces most, but not all, Christmas rituals as we take time to anticipate what lies ahead.

How a Bumpy Plane Ride Taught Me to Weather the Oncoming Political Storm

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In a small plane racing to beat a storm, I learn how to cope with what is happening in America today

Pay Close Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain

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Don't be deceived by the hocus-pocus from "he who shall not be named." Learn what the "Mighty Oz" doesn't want you to see.

What next?

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How I struggled to find meaning in a post-election reality.

The Bad (and Good) Things That Happened This Week

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I don't know about you, but I've been a wreck this past week. I…

A (Darn Good) Writer's Thoughts on Orlando

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Writer Hans Hirschi's thoughts on the Orlando Massacre