What Happens to Boys?

US culture is failing boys left and right. Parents fail to give their sons the tools to become good men, good partners in relationships, good friends, good parts of their communities. Boys become young men who bully, assault. Boys become men who rape, cheat, lie. Boys become front page news across social media for all the wrong reasons.

Statues Are Not History

The current debate over removing or leaving in place statues of people (okay, mostly white men) who did something in history should be thought of as ‘should we revere these people? Or should we leave them to history to explain in all their human foibles? Take Teddy Roosevelt for example. The statue in front of…

What Comes After?

By now we have all seen and heard the ripples coming off of the murder of George Floyd. Cities are defunding their PD, and Minneapolis is even going so far as to disband theirs. What I am asking is ‘what comes next?’ Once cities and towns take these steps, what should come after? I have…

Schools for the Future

(Image via the Boston Globe) Schools. They are important pieces of our society. They function as ways for our youth to learn and grow, to live and find out what they are capable of. But schools also have bad reputations, especially public schools. Too crowded, too inflexible, too stuck to the past. So what can…

Collusion: Definition

Definition of collusion: secret agreement or cooperation especially for an illegal or deceitful purpose: acting in collusion with the enemy Donald J. Trump‏: Collusion is not a crime, but that doesn’t matter because there was No Collusion (except by Crooked Hillary and the Democrats)! Um…yeah…right. The president is deflecting again. And again, the public is calling…

Treason: the crime of betraying one’s country

The president has committed treason. Whether we as citizens do something about it is up to us. We’ve taken to social media in droves, posting tons of memes and links to articles written by professionals. We’ve sent up emojis of anger and sadness. We’ve retweeted and shared. But now we really need to do something…