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Perils of Social Media and Free Speech

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay With the suspension of President Donald Trump’s accounts on Twitter and Facebook, much focus is now on Big Tech and censorship. This may be a good thing, as there has been a huge elephant […]

Perils of Social Media and Free Speech

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Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay With the suspension of President Donald Trump’s accounts on Twitter and Facebook, much focus is now on Big Tech and censorship. This may be a good thing, as there has been a huge elephant […]

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Craziness Is the Cure: Why the Literary Matters

Image by StockSnap from Pixabay When I first read Walt Whitman’s “Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking,” I hated it. Similar to most undergraduate students the self-reflections of some old

Let’s Mess with Texas: How Netflix Cuties’ Indictment will Criminalize Little Girls

Image by Tumisu from Pixabay On September 23, a Texas grand jury returned an indictment on Netflix for the film Cuties, a story about the pressures that young girls face

Once-Passionate ‘Seminal’-Driven College Professor Fails College

Image by Ulrike Mai from Pixabay “Are you still in your office?” Moment’s later, I heard a knock on the door. Contrary to college policy, I like to keep the

Anal boils, bone spurs and heroic losers, what the US has become

Image by StockSnap from Pixabay One sign of a democratic and ethical society is how it protects its most vulnerable. As I have written in past articles, the U.S. often

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death Spells the Death of American Democracy

Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Official Portrait) Let’s be very clear about the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Her death is exactly what the GOP hoped for. Republican leaders waited years for

BLM and Harlem: What the Renaissance Should Teach Us

In an offensive post by one of the professional forums I belong to, I heard the often-typical mischaracterization that all “socialism” is evil. The individual, a clinical social worker,

Stuck in the Middle: How Education Contributes to the Business of Inequality

It was not how any of us wanted the school year to end. There, in yellow bags, were the leftovers of my twins’ 4th-grade school year. I felt sad.

We Need Our National Day Of Mourning

COVID-19 is a brutal evaluator, and the painful grips of racism and division are not absent from its reach. We are in pain. We are angry. We are hurt. We

Hello America, crime is not symptomatic

Whenever I get that flier from a politician, you know the one with kids on it, I throw it out and make a note not to vote for that

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