The privilege of help

This is the second version of my end of the year rant. The first was, shall we say, hostile. Dwelling on the selfishness and willful ignorance of my fellow earth dwellers was pretty much the theme. It was good to get it out of my head and off my chest. However, it did...

Seek and you may find

Over the last year and a half, we’ve heard it time and time again… “it’s the big change”, people are changing jobs, going back to school, breaking off relationships or maybe starting new relationships, trying new things. There’s...

Life Sized: International Day of the Girl 2021

As I watch COVID rear its head, Afghanistan fall to the Taliban, and countless other enraging tragedies, it is hard to pick what to rant about. Haven’t we had enough? Hasn’t the past eighteen months been enough?  What do you say when words no longer...

Art can Heal

The National Arts Policy Roundtable, a program of Americans for the Arts, convenes a select group of artists, philanthropists, and thought leaders annually in lively dialogues that explores how we can create a more vibrant role for arts and culture in 21st century...

Broken promises, intact ceilings

When Andrew Cuomo announced his resignation as governor of New York, some started hailing the forthcoming ascension of Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul as another glass ceiling broken for women. But let me be perfectly clear: this isn’t a victory for women. It is...

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