In Defense of Trump’s Tweets… or Not

Both supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump often say his frequent tweets are not “presidential,” a poorly defined word. I don’t think presidents must always follow presidential tradition. For example, I’m pleased that Theodore... Read More

The Humanist Patriot Honoring those who serve a nation in crisis

As we take time this Veterans Day to honor those who have served in the US Armed Forces, we must, as humanists, take time to understand the cost of military service as well. American exceptionalism... Read More

America, Land of the Costly, Home of the Debtor’s Prison Poverty should never be a prison sentence.

The unjust murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, drew serious national attention to racially biased policing in this country. The Justice Department’s Ferguson Report also revealed draconian criminal justice procedures whereby low-income individuals were... Read More