The Palestinians have no love for Hamas. Why does everything depend upon them for the Israelis?

In the past week of Israel on social media and the arguments that resulted, you would not be surprised to learn that few if any conversants on either side of the issue had moved…

It’s tough to sit down and write anything that is supposed to encapsulate everything that someone or something has meant to you. So if I can concede that I will fail to do that for Sid, right now, I can at the very least write with more purpose to you…

How photojournalism and mask mandates can still save lives before the vaccine rollout.

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“One of the distinguishing features of modern life is that it supplies countless opportunities for regarding (at a distance, through the medium of photography) horrors taking place throughout the world.”

- Susan Sontag, Regarding the Pain Of Others

On February…

Bans of these weapons, actions that are in lieu of sensible regulations of ownership for ALL firearms, will not make us safer.

Rupert Murdoch owned, right-wing tabloid NY Post calls for a ban on “weapons of war.”

The shootings are coming so fast now you have to specify to which one you are referring to in conversation to avoid confusion. Gilroy. El Paso. Dayton. [Update: Vegas, Boulder…] Back to back to back to back [+n] mass shootings perpetrated with semi-automatic, civilian versions of military weapons better known…

[A] society which is mobile, which is full of channels for the distribution of a change occurring anywhere, must see to it that its members are educated to personal initiative and adaptability. Otherwise they will be overwhelmed by the changes in which they are caught.

— John Dewey, Democracy and…


PhD candidate at Stanford's Graduate School of Education. @mcgrudis for everything online

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