ABAUM'S World

Blog URL:http://www.adamschwartzbaum.com
Blog Tags:politics, law, environment, obama, justice, freedom, criticism, Schwartzbaum, Penn
Country:United States
State/Province:Pennsylvania
Location:Philadelphia

A blog concerned about social justice, the environment, and politics. I hope readers of this blog will find informed, critical posts that will help them make reasoned judgments about the important issues facing our world.



Latest Blog Posts



2018 was my sixth year at Burning Man. Early in the week, I had an unforgettable experience that, for me, captures what the burn is all about.I was riding back to camp on Monday night when I came across a giant tower of cars. I was too exhausted to a...

On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, we the people of the United States will have the right to vote in one of the most consequential midterm elections of our lifetime. With Donald Trump and the GOP in firm control of all three branches of government, it has...

This past week, I had the honor of giving the sermon, or dvar torah, at my synagogue, Temple Menorah, in Miami Beach, Florida.  This sermon touches on aspects of Parshat Kedoshim, Chapter 19 of the Book of Leviticus.  The speech was deliver...

With all of the amendments to the Florida Constitution and County Questions on the ballot, a lot of people have been asking my opinion on these questions.  Below is my "cheat sheet" for voting in this election in Miami-Dade County.  I hope...

Vote Early in Florida!

on Oct 28, 2012

Today, Sunday October 28, and all this week, polls are open for early voting in Florida. Lines will be shorter and easier during the week, and you can vote at ANY open precinct during early voting. Make Freedom count -- vote early this year. Lets mak...

On this MLK Day 2012, I remember how much Martin Luther King, Jr.'s spirit and wisdom was a part of City Year's idealism. The communal space in the center of the office was the "MLK Space;" we talked of creating a "beloved community." We painted his...

There was a moment near the end of the Heats White v. Red shirts scrimmage game on Thursday night when Udonis Haslem gave a stiff backarm to one of our eager new draft picks as he drove to the basket. The other guy fell to the wayside -- even now, I...