Jerry Lawson

  http://www.jerrymlawson.com/ Writer/ghostwriter/essayist (www.jerrymlawson.com), freelance journalist and artist. As a historian and biographer, Jerry operates a business focused on writing memoirs, biographies, and personal histories for private clients. Jerry was adjunct professor teaching history and government at several universities and worked as a reporter, editor, and managing editor of a newspaper. He acquired other experience working in industry, business, and banking. A recognized artist creating mosaics using hardwood scraps and pieces that are other’s trash. I live to write, create and make things using whatever medium is available. I am an explorer. I investigate, follow, and ponder whatever opportunities and issues life presents. I am curious about all things by nature and my interests and my writings and art are as varied as my experiences.

   



13 Stories by Jerry Lawson

The Great Lie

American culture defines narcissism. It is a mix of libertarianism and selfishness exhibiting an extreme indifference toward others. Of course, we are far more...
2 3 min read

White Supremist Fascination with The Camp of the Saints

Nothing exposes our racism and bigotry better than the history of a seedy racist diatribe by obscure French writer Jean Raspail. Lauded by conservatives...
0 7 min read

Living in Denial with Indifference to Others

Using vaccines to prevent disease is not new, and neither is opposition and fear to being vaccinated. Republicans decided to use a pandemic and...
0 5 min read

American Addiction to Violence

Americans claim to be appalled by mass shootings. We talk about it, that’s all. But while gun deaths rise and media blathers on about...
0 8 min read

The Great Crumbling

Our civilization is crumbling, but our response is indifference. We pretend nothing has changed and life can go on as it has been. We...
0 4 min read

We Believe the Slaughter of Innocents Is Just

We believe the slaughter of innocents is just. We watch as people is stripped of their human rights and dignity, subjected to torture and...
0 6 min read

The Value of Trees and Combating Global Warming

The planet is burning, flooding, melting, and cooking. To save it and humanity our thinking and behaviors must change. We must be open to...
0 7 min read

Greener Pastures – Humans Move Rather Than Solve Their Problems

We resist solving problems we create. History illustrates our tendency to leave rather than solve problems. It reveals the flaw in our species highlighting...
0 4 min read

When Did We Begin Worshiping War?

Who we are is revealed by what we do and act. We Americans believe we are peace-loving and abhor war. However, our history suggests...
0 6 min read

Reporting the News

Access to factual information is critical for democracy. Control of information by a few is detrimental. Removing news from a profit-driven system is essential....
0 6 min read

Words Alone Are Not Enough: Overcoming a Multitude of Problems Requires More

Our mindset is mired in the stone age. We still plunder the earth. Neo-liberalism is the current expression of that mentality. The COVID-19 pandemic...
0 5 min read

Responding to “I Can’t Breathe,” and Pandemic

Every day, like many of you, I’ve spent far too much time scanning the news and social media, reading stories and looking for new...
0 3 min read