Bodily deterioration, explosions, space junk, among dangers to civilians.

In the wake of the historic Inspiration4 mission by SpaceX — in which an all civilian crew orbited Earth for the first time — it appears that commercial space tourism and entertainment companies have a promising and lucrative future.

That is, until they don’t. Let’s revisit some relevant history…


Musk, Branson, Bezos must put safety of civilians over mega-profits.

As Spanish philosopher George Santayana famously wrote in his 1905 book, The Life of Reason (from the series Great Ideas of Western Man):

  • “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”

Established commercial space tourism and entertainment companies, as well as startups, would be wise to remember…

Where were you during worst attack on homeland since World War II?

During World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) called Japan’s surprise attack on the Pearl Harbor naval base in Honolulu, Hawaii: “A date which will live in infamy.”

The same can be said of 9/11. I vividly recall that nightmarish day.

  • What about you? Please share your story in…

Doug’s story is one of countless Sept. 11th victims making a positive difference posthumously.

Anyone who has ever lost a loved one knows the infinite pain that resides in the heart, like a bottomless pit that is omnipresent.

Within that black hole of heartbreak lies loving remembrance, even reverence, coupled with a broad range of emotions and memories. …

Story exemplifies horror and trauma of eye witness to collapse of World Trade Center.

When the Twin Towers were attacked on the morning of September 11, 2001, I grew increasingly concerned about my co-workers near Ground Zero.

The New York District Office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) was housed in an auxiliary building of the World Trade Center complex. …

An illuminating case for passing the Sunshine Protection Act

We have all heard the 17th century English proverb: “The early bird catches the worm.” But what was true in prior time periods is not always the case in our modern 21st century Information Age.

Today, time zones have been eviscerated for some workers, as the world is increasingly interconnected…

It’s your constitutional duty to remedy sedition by president if House sends articles of impeachment

Note: This article is also featured content via The Good Men Project

Dear Senate Majority Leader McConnell: the House of Representatives will soon vote to approve an article of impeachment against President Trump, as Vice President Pence refuses to invoke the 25th Amendment of the Constitution to remove him from office.

The House is ready to impeach Trump for his seditious act…

David B. Grinberg

Strategic comms consultant for social justice, DEI, CSR | prior career spokesman at U.S. EEOC, WH political appointee for Bill Clinton | DC-based, NY-bred

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