Kathleen Peine: Universal healthcare is off the table, of course. Because in America, our table is only open for fine dining. It’s that or nothing, kid.
n his memoir, Fist, Knife, Stick, Gun, Geoffrey Canada describes growing up on Union Avenue in the Morrisania section of the Bronx as a harrowing experience — a place where bullies terrorized young people and where no institutions, certainly not the local public schools, offered refuge or protection. It was only when Canada’s family moved [...]