Finding an America where Mike, Tamir, Freddie and Sandra don't die

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The drumbeat never seems to stop. This week marked the second anniversary of the killing of Mike Brown on a Ferguson, Missouri, street -- the... Read more

The other surprising risk that Donald Trump poses to American democracy

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It's only August. Election day is still more than three months away. But increasingly, it's hard to find something new and freshly insightful... Read more

5 ways Philly can extinguish its political dumpster fire

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This had to be the most Philadelphia week ever in the City of Brotherly Love's long and occasionally sordid history. We deserved it. One day... Read more

Stern warning?

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Before you say anything, I know. I know. I know that Howard Stern isn't a jerk anymore (if he ever was one). I know that a lot of people who... Read more

Trump Taj worker ripoff didn't make America great again

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Well I got a job and tried to put my money away/But I got debts that no honest man could pay — Bruce Springsteen, “Atlantic City” The... Read more

The idea that explains Trump, Putin, Brexit...and everything else

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Today in America was pretty extraordinary. I've certainly never seen anything quite like President Obama's statement in which he blasted the... Read more

Why I totally support those 'jerks' chanting 'No more war!'

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Over the last seven years, I've learned the easiest way to find out if your opinion on an important issue is a) so provocative that some people... Read more

8 days over America and the walls that divide us

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Russia, if you're listening...I want to tell you about this crazy American dream, the eight-plus long days and nights that I spent in Ohio... Read more