Column: Expressway to Revolution

Author’s note:  I wrote “Expressway to Revolution,”  four years ago, while Trump was in office, and the year before my mother died. Much has happened recently to heighten the questions and concerns I reflect on in this piece. It’s also a fond tribute to my mother, as this was one Continue reading “Column: Expressway to Revolution”

Column: A Closer Look at Our Founding Fathers

John Hancock, a wealthy merchant from Boston, Massachusetts, who gained renown for evading the British blockade of Boston Harbor during the American Revolution, signed the Declaration of Independence on August 2, 1776. As President of the Second Continental Congress, he had the honor Continue reading “Column: A Closer Look at Our Founding Fathers”

Column: Advancing the Critical Mistakes Theory

All doctors make mistakes. Good doctors learn from them. The same can be said of nations. The United States is a great nation with a relatively brief history, and one of its greatest assets is the willingness of its general population to look critically at the consequences of past Continue reading “Column: Advancing the Critical Mistakes Theory”