Politics

The Default Second Language

by: Christine Stoddard Why Spanish should never be the only option for ESL parent support, and why it is neither fair nor effective to give…

About Trump

Across the Margin presents a form letter intended to ease the challenges of talking to your Republican-affiliated loved ones about Donald Trump…. Dear ___________, I…

Only Then, Can The Healing Begin

by : Frederick Foote A meditative essay about race, violence and law enforcement in America today… It is my assumption that there are systems of…

Why Can’t We Argue Like Adults?

by: David Raney Problems need solutions, which require smart arguments, and unfortunately that’s something we don’t know how to do any more… Richard Nixon didn’t…

Their Hands

by: Michael Shields Giving in to warmongering, closing your heart to those truly in need, and succumbing to panic means that not only are you…

Beyond the N.R.A.

by: Michael Shields There is more than meets the eye, in this contest that pits the worthiness of human lives versus revenue… The N.R.A., and…

On Guns and Gun Control

by: Keith Lesmeister A guest contributor continues the crucial conversation about gun control, arguing that “to do nothing is a cold, callous, [and an] inappropriate…