Tool Lending Libraries and the Global Success of Sharing
With the popularity of audio and digital books and rising inflation increasing the cost of tools everywhere, public libraries may adopt tool-lending precedents.
Siblings in Foster Care: New Homes in Southern California Will Keep Siblings Together
The Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 was the first federal law stressing the role of sibling relationships in foster care.
Requiem for the Home Front: A Cheer for Irma the Caricaturist
By the time I made it to the breakfast table most mornings, she would have taken pencil or pen to the photos of newsmakers on the front page of the New York Times and retouched the faces.
Empathy and Hostility: Ukraine and the Left Conscience
RJ Eskow: Misplaced empathy or hostility toward outsiders is much more than a moral failing. It’s an existential and age old threat to humanity.
Liberal Professionals, Not So Liberal Blue-Collar Workers
Holly Ober: Professionals and blue-collar workers do tend to agree on some issues like government spending on education and support for gun control.
Can Helen LaFrance's Mural Be Saved after Surviving Big Recent Kentucky Tornado?
Berry Craig: Sometimes called “the Black Grandma Moses,” LaFrance was a widely exhibited Graves County-born artist whose works are treasured by celebrities, including Oprah Winfrey and Bryant Gumbel.
Joys and Sorrows of Being a Celebrity Fan: James Dean, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Mickey Mantle
Bruce Lerro: How could you become attached to a person you will never meet, whose shelf life might be five to 10 years and who doesn’t know or care about your life?
The Historical Toll and Present Danger of Ethnic Violence
Walter Moss: Many viewers of the film will probably just shake their heads and ask how humans can be so hateful and cruel to each other.
The Athlete of the Century?
Robert Lypsyte: Billie Jean not only dominated her sport, sold tickets, and crossed over into popular culture, she also went well beyond them in fighting successfully for gender equality and against that slavish system of control called amateurism.