Donald Trump and the Law of Unintended Consequences

Donald Trump and the Law of Unintended Consequences --This president provides a notable example of what seems to be a law of nature.


RespectAbility

Jennifer Mizrahi has a very constructive attitude towards disabilities which has galvanized her to found RespectAbility, a group to fight stigmatism, ableism, and other biases.


Citizen Jean

Jean Godden looks back on her decades-long newspaper career and her 12 years on the Seattle City Council, which began at an age when most people hope to be retired.


Sacred Road

​What was it like to create and sell art in Brazil in the 1980’s? Where to begin? Why not begin where it all began for me, in a cramped one bedroom rented apartment in Flamengo district of Rio de Janeiro, two blocks from the beach.


The Bully Pulpit

The “Bully Pulpit”: Then and Now. The term “bully” has two radically different meanings and moral consequences.  An example of each one can be seen in two radically different presidents: Theodore Roosevelt and Donald Trump.


Yonkers Author Returns To Her Roots

Cookie Colangelo, the teen heroine of the Yonkers series, grapples with realities of growing-up working class.


Top Hats off to TOP Dogs

Hate crimes are increasing daily all over the world. It is however the heinous crimes against children that continues to escalate and shock. Therefore, the collaboration between Touch Our Pets Therapy Dogs aka TOP dogs and the Teddy Bear Foundation is of utmost importance. Therapy dogs are helping child victims prepare to testify in court against their abusers.

TOP Dog vice president...


Todd Bol Books On

A library can pop up anywhere. You might have seen charming tiny kiosks standing free on wooden posts. Many of these freestanding libraries look like oversized, rural mail boxes. To catch your attention, some are painted in rainbow colors, others change their decorations to march in tune with holiday themes or regional cultural traditions.