“Americans will always do the right thing… after they have exhausted all the alternatives.”

The public discourse that we’ve seen since Friday’s massacre in Newtown, CT has been truly disturbing on so many levels. This will likely get lost in the static of the wall-to-wall, 24-hour coverage on cable news and online. Oh well. I think it’s long overdue. First let’s get one thing straight: as far as I’m … Continue reading “Americans will always do the right thing… after they have exhausted all the alternatives.”

One Organizer’s Story

 Numbers on a computer screen only tell part of the story. What was most eye opening to me was that this demographic shift was not at all welcomed by many residents that I encountered. Despite virtually every neighborhood being a pillar of cultural and ethnic diversity, I saw a staggering number of individuals that exemplified … Continue reading One Organizer’s Story