• Protect Your Vote

    I’m of the generation where my mother always told me, “if you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.” For a lot of women, that instruction led to […]

  • Saving the Post Office, Saving Democracy

    My ninety-six-year-old mother used to have her own business card. It listed her name, address, phone number and then across the bottom it read “No electronic devices. No TV. No […]

  • Compassion is at Our Core

    In a world where you can be anything, be kind. Unless you can be a unicorn, then be a unicorn. Teeshirt Philosophy Conventions don’t usually interest me. Too noisy, too […]

  • Hope in the Time of Corona

    First there was the lock down due to Covid-19. After hunkering down at home for a couple months to flatten the curve, we were told the economy had to reopen. […]

  • What is the true impact of making resisting arrest a felony?

    As we push to end police brutality and institutional racism against people of color, the state sheriffs continue to promote their proposed legislation. The ten proposed laws raise a multitude […]

  • Where is Anthony?

    Recently Anthony Brindisi co-sponsored a bi-partisan bill designed to “deter” themovement to reallocate police funding to other social programs. The Defund Cities that Defund the Police Act would ban municipalities […]

  • Is a white sheriff ever a good judge of whether racism exists in his community?

    Listening to the Sheriffs’ press conference this week was disheartening. Ignoring their demands, which would take a legal expert to decipher the full implications of, it was their tone and […]