How to Help Americans Believe in Elections Again

With the 2022 midterm election cycle behind us, we can breathe a sigh of relief.  The results did not produce the widespread mayhem many thought would materialize. The conditions for chaos remain, however, and doubts are still easily sown. It is imperative the...
Gun violence is a uniquely American crisis. How did we get here?

Gun violence is a uniquely American crisis. How did we get here?

One of the nation’s worst mass shootings at the time occurred on Jan. 17, 1989, at an elementary school in Stockton, Calif.; five children were killed and more than 30 teachers and students were wounded. Americans were appalled, and by 1994 Congress finally enacted a...
Igniting the passion of a new generation of voters

Igniting the passion of a new generation of voters

THE 2022 MIDTERM elections saw the second-highest youth turnout for an election in more than 30 years, with 27 percent of citizens aged 18-29 casting a ballot. That figure is second only to the 2018 midterms, where youth turnout reached 31 percent. Read more via...

McManus: Many stories, one disease – diabetes

Like millions of Americans, I start each day with an injection of insulin, and another oral medication that helps control my blood sugar levels. Throughout the day, I balance what I eat for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks to ensure those levels don’t rise or fall...