Tag: Election

  • Continuing to try to be the change

    A few months ago I had the opportunity to spend a weekend with a group of women in upstate New York at an oasis. An oasis of intellectual thought and civil discourse, things I felt were missing from everyday life in this election year. The oasis is called Chautauqua. It’s mission statement declares that, “it is […]

  • Trump needs to listen to, not condemn, those protesting him

    Trump needs to listen to, not condemn, those protesting him

    After a particularly hellish election season, Donald Trump hit the necessary 270 electoral votes to take the Presidency despite Hillary Clinton being on track to win the popular vote. And there really isn’t a word to describe the calamity that has ensued. As soon as the news was announced, a barrage of petitions, blog posts, […]

  • In Their Own Words: Trump and Clinton on Poverty

    In Their Own Words: Trump and Clinton on Poverty

    This year’s presidential campaign has been about a huge list of topics – but one that seemed to be largely missing from that list was poverty and homelessness. Here’s a last minute, pre-election primer on where the candidates have stood. – Trump says he’ll get Americans out of poverty by “creating incentives.”  No, it’s not […]