Puerto Rico: The urgency of now

A Rhode Island congressman took to the U.S. House floor Wednesday to implore President Donald Trump and Congress to speed up aid to Puerto Rico follow...

September 28th, 2017 |  


A world of bad news needs fishing

A world of bad news needs fishing

Hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, floods and fires, disease, the possibility of a terrorist attack always looming … the world is in such an al...

September 28th, 2017 updated: September 28th, 2017. |  


Campaign finance reformers ready for battle with Trump

Political reformers in Washington appreciate three realities: Patience is a necessity, incumbent politicians don’t like change, and, if the oppo...

September 27th, 2017 |  



The right to not watch football

Is it the beginning of the end of professional football? I don’t know, but Quarterback Donald Trump threw a wild rhetorical pass intercepted by ...

September 27th, 2017 |  


How to get girls into tech

It is often said that women are absent from the sciences. But this is not true. Not anymore. Although a gender gap remains in the sciences overall, th...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Move into a higher vibration

Move into a higher vibration

Seat heaters are the bomb. I crank mine up in Autumn when mornings are foggy and just seeing the dew on my car makes me shiver. Seat heaters are as im...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Accept it: Politics are boring

Before I started writing speeches for Barack Obama, his words had already changed my life. On the morning of Jan. 3, 2008, I was a typical college sen...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Nursing home residents need protection

When I started my career as a civil rights attorney more than 32 years ago, my first job involved elder advocacy. I quickly learned that the most vuln...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Another book about the evils of sugar

Another book about the evils of sugar

Gay Taubes is the band leader of the band wagon that says all of our woes can be summed up by - it’s the sugar stupid. His latest book “Th...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Is your pine tree dying?

Is your pine tree dying?

Many White Pine trees turn yellow at this time of year. Is your white pine tree dying? Probably not, but let’s take a close look at your tree an...

September 25th, 2017 |