4 Things You Should Reflect on This Veterans Day

4 Things You Should Reflect on This Veterans Day

Veterans Day doesn’t lend itself to commercial attention like its twin, Memorial Day. This is probably because it’s squeezed between two other cash-registering holidays, Halloween and Thanksgiving, and it does not coincide with a car-cultural observance like the Indy...
While News May Be Bleak, Don’t Despair

While News May Be Bleak, Don’t Despair

Kindred, the news is bleak. For we live in the valley of the shadow, when: The stock market reaches record-breaking levels amid near record-breaking rates of unemployment 1% of U.S. citizens control $30 trillion of assets, while the bottom half is saddled with more...
5 Things to Understand About Politics and USPS

5 Things to Understand About Politics and USPS

Who would have thought that Mr. McFeely could be the flashpoint of a fierce struggle for the preservation of democratic institutions in the U.S.? Of course, Mr. McFeely, the lovable deliveryman and avatar for our nation’s postal carriers on “Mister Rogers’...
6 Examples of Good News on Environmental Front

6 Examples of Good News on Environmental Front

Important news often goes unnoticed in an attention-deficit-disordered culture, exacerbated by a news cycle that feels like a gerbil on a spinning wheel track. Taken together, in just the past few weeks, six dramatic actions on slowing ecological disaster are worth...