For some, including (I imagine) practitioners of the faith under which I was raised, today is about four-leaf clovers, leprechauns, corned beef and cabbage, rainbows, and binge drinking. But for me this day has always been about the color green, the color of Hope. So here’s my “green” for the day: I’m going to share with you my list of… Read More »Happy St. Patrick’s Day, readers!
[First, I would like to acknowledge the tragedy unfolding in Japan — thousands of lives lost to an earthquake and tsunami… and thousands more likely to be impacted by the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl.] I look around America today — at our political, business, journalistic, and religious institutions — and I see a nation impoverished of leadership, ethics, values, and… Read More »“Disaster capitalism,” New Orleans, and the USA…