We lied to ourselves for 30 years about immigration

Today is World Refugee Day. U.K. newspaper, The Guardian, published a 64-page special in their daily edition listing the names of 34,361 known refugees who died in the past 25 years attempting to flee their home country and immigrate to Europe. “It exposes a terrifying truth of mounting human misery, of utterly preventable death stretching back … Continue reading We lied to ourselves for 30 years about immigration

March For Our Lives

Today is a landmark day in American politics, as students #MarchForTheirLives. In the aftermath of the February 14th mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school, Parkland, Florida students raised more than $5.4 million for this event, including $2 million donated by Hollywood personalities like George and Amal Clooney, Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg and Jeffrey Katzenberg. I pointed … Continue reading March For Our Lives

The Racism in Reactions to School Shootings

This past week, on Valentine's Day, some 17 Americans were slaughtered in another tragic school shooting — this latest incident at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Every American has heard of this horror. Most also know this is the 18th school shooting this year. These are terrible and each of us shares the … Continue reading The Racism in Reactions to School Shootings