Nuts to First Class

Nuts to First Class

The growing class divide on airplanes feels a lot like America’s.I recently had the occasion to fly first class. As a poet and director of a sma...

October 1st, 2015 |  


Editorial

In recent years one can hardly open a newspaper, flip on the television or pull up a news website and not read about the explosion of heroin, opiate a...

October 1st, 2015 |  


Mending Our Welcome Mat

Mending Our Welcome Mat

This nation of immigrants should shelter more Syrian refugees.My great grandmother Rose was just 10 when she traveled to the United States with her fa...

October 1st, 2015 |  



Trump’s no outlier

Trump’s no outlier

When it comes to the way he treats workers, the Donald is as Republican as capital gains and Richard Nixon.There are those who would have you believe ...

October 1st, 2015 |  


Is America ready for a Muslim president?

Is America ready for a Muslim president?

Presidential hopeful, Dr. Ben Carson, recently stated that he believes a Muslim should not be president of the United States. No sooner had he finishe...

September 30th, 2015 |  


My thanks to all participants

I had the pleasure of being on The Honor Flight from Dayton to Washington, D.C. recently (5 Sep 2015), and want to express my thanks to all involved. ...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Extending Ohio’s Foster Care to Age 21

Extending Ohio’s Foster Care to Age 21

Parents prepare their children for independence by teaching them life skills that will help them make good decisions as adults. Many children, however...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Fighting Inequality at the Local Level

Fighting Inequality at the Local Level

Transit workers in Grand Rapids are organizing against pension theft and fare hikes.Inequality isn’t a condition. It’s a creation. Inequal...

September 29th, 2015 |  


It’s a funny world

It’s a funny world

It’s a funny world we live in.After 75-plus years on this wildly spinning planet I call home I’m recalling things I never bothered to reme...

September 29th, 2015 |  


A tale of unexpected consequences

A tale of unexpected consequences

It seems to me that once in a while I encounter a tale of unexpected consequences where a series of occurrences result in a situation that, when put t...

September 29th, 2015 |