Peter Barnes

The Multi-Billion Dollar Fight Over Who Owns The Sun
Documenting Santa Clara's 1975 plan to keep the sun a public resource
August 12, 2014

In 1975, Santa Clara fought to make the sun a public resource. Did they succeed? 

All-Volunteer Army?
May 09, 1970

Barry Goldwater is for it, so is George McGovern. William F. Buckley, Jr. supports it, so does John Kenneth Galbraith. Robert Taft, Jr. likes the idea, so does Allard K. Lowenstein. So, too, in principle, does Richard M. Nixon, as he reiterated in his draft message last week. They all favor an all-volutneer army. Now, backed by the unanimous support of a Presidential Commission headed by former Defense Secretary Thomas S. Gates, the end-the-draft advocates have succeeded in directing the nation’s gaze towards the beguiling goal of what, it is claimed, would be a painless military.