I wrote most of this essay on the day (12/29/2019) of the last Loop Trolley ride. For those outside of St. Louis, the Delmar Loop is a famous cultural street, connecting University City with the City of St. Louis proper. Revitalized in the late twentieth century primarily by local entrepreneur Joe Edwards, it was voted one of ten “Great Streets in America” by the American Planning Association in 2007.
Seven days a week, at eleven in the morning, Imad Khachan opens the door of his Greenwich Village chess shop. Chess Forum is the
One of the crucial trends in the 2016 election was the 80-plus percent of white evangelicals who voted for Trump.
Glancing at the national headlines it is easy to feel hopeless. Turning to the “World” section one becomes defeated. Scrolling through the social media,
After Barack Obama was elected, it seemed that America had a new normalcy, one that some described as “post-racial.” For any who took that
Is it understandable that the frustration of living in a world with the duplicity of Donald Trump, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, and others would want
The March for Our Lives on March 24th received much-needed attention from the mainstream press. However, March 24th also saw demonstrations across the world
President Trump began his Presidency by falsely asserting that his Inaugural crowd was larger than Obama’s, a claim easily refuted by comparing aerial photographs
Mitch McConnell, Sarah Huckabee Sanders and most other Republicans are champions when it comes to playing “Kick the can down the road.” You can
So, we are largely a nation of test-takers rather than critical thinkers. This can tell you a lot about the obsession so many have