Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Columbus Day Debate

(This essay was originally published as “Don’t junk Columbus and other heroes,” in the Providence Journal on October 13, 2014.) Like the celebration of Thanksgiving, which has been squeezed severely by the commercialism of Halloween at one end and Christmas … Continue reading

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To Help Climate: Decrease Footprint; Increase Handprint

(This essay was originally published in the Providence Journal on October 7, 2014.) President Obama‚Äôs speech at the United Nations on September 23, underlining the urgency for action on climate change to over 100 assembled world leaders at the UN … Continue reading

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