Frequency of violent acts has changed the way we think I’m not exactly sure when it happened. It was sometime last summer. I was in the grocery store — in the pasta aisle — and while attempting to locate a jar of Prego marinara sauce on the shelf among an army of traditional sauce, my […]Read More What Mass Shootings Have Done to Our Minds
New York legislation has good intentions, but would have bad consequences When I was young, I hardly ever played video games. I still don’t. One of the few I did occasionally play with friends in which I even remember the title to were those in the infamous Grand Theft Auto series. One of the distinctive features of […]Read More Should Targeting Police Be a Hate Crime?
Governor should help his own party in the Legislature before Congress New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has continuously dismissed any ambitions to run for president in 2020. But since Donald Trump’s election last fall, the Democratic governor has been steadily wading further into national politics. Last week, he made a big splash. Appearing with none […]Read More Cuomo Is No Cheerleader For Democrats
System of reporting cases needs serious improvement Remember back in school when you were told that if you were being bullied, talk to a teacher or administrator and don’t keep quiet about it? Apparently, that rule doesn’t apply to many schools themselves. And sadly, this is not about bullying in the conventional way we think […]Read More Schools Need to Stand Up to Sexual Assault
The rest of the world will benefit from growing clean energy industry Nearly 100 years ago, President Woodrow Wilson returned from Paris in the aftermath of World War I with a proposal for the United States Senate — approve the U.S.’s entry into the League of Nations, Wilson’s plan for global peace through diplomacy that […]Read More Paris Climate Agreement Withdrawal Puts ‘America Last’