A Livable Future for All on Earth?: A New Report Offers a Plan–and Some Hope

As a teacher and a parent, I lament the absence of clear, positive visions for the future offered to young people by the media, the world of politics, or even from the arena of social activism. We older people have dumped a pile of terrifying problems in the laps of our children's generation without offering... Continue Reading →


School T-shirt Sourcing Report and Recommendations

Linked below is the report my students produced on sourcing T-shirts for our independent school. A few people asked for a link to the report, so here it is. Catlin Gabel School T-Shirt Report and Recommendations, Class of 2018 The document was researched and written by secondary school students. My role was to facilitate their... Continue Reading →

What Does “America” Look Like?

Because of President Trump's frequent use last week of words like "our history," "heritage," and "lovely statues," I found myself thinking about the image of "America" emanating from the Trump White House. It looks something like this: Peering at such images on the Internet (I searched Google for "Trump surrounded by white men"), my mind... Continue Reading →