We’ll pay for failing our kids.

When I was fifteen, I was at an awkward stage, particularly in terms of my looks. Braces, glasses, acne, hair that was still sometimes a mystery… But I was pretty well-adjusted, especially considering how difficult it is to navigate a fledgling teenage identity. My daily routine throughout the week when school was in was the […]

The Divided States of America will continue to burn.

The “F” stands for “fiddlesticks”. In all seriousness, today was a particularly disturbing and bloody day in America. As I’m sure you all have heard, there was a shooting in Virginia that resulted in Rep. Steve Scalise now being in critical condition and three other individuals wounded (not to mention the shooter is dead, but […]

Correlation between emotional health and violence?

These are the types of headlines that I see regularly that bother me… Man Shot in Detroit Over Air Jordans http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/man-shot-in-detroit-over-air-jordan-shoes/32469016 It’s a sad moment when someone’s life is worth less than a pair of crappy sneakers. These shoes cost approximately $15 bucks to make in China, and are sold over here from $150 on […]