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Women In Leadership
Lillie Laing | 01/03/2021

Why do men hold the most leadership positions? Are women discouraged from reaching the top? Do women themselves hold back and leave it to the men? Or is it history...

East to the Sun
S.R. Landon | 12/30/2020

We were arrogant, ignorant, totally unprepared.  Disaster struck hard.  We let it.  Shame on us.  Narcissism, greed and selfishness took over. Fools ruled. Never again. No looking back.

this is recovering
Caroline Levin | 12/30/2020

Eating disorders are tricky. They camp at the intersection of body and mind: a mental illness with potentially life-threatening consequences. With anorexia... sickly weight loss is but the tip of...

A Quarantine Diary
Marley Fortin | 12/29/2020

At the beginning of quarantine, my diary was full of to-do lists.  For example: No 4 PM disaster nap!; Read 1 hour; Something artsy 1 hour; Stats problems 1, 2....

our 2020 favorites
various | 12/26/2020

Our editors found R.B.G. A TRIBUTE, POVs BIENVENUE and DREAM OR ILLUSION particularly worthy of revisiting. Each article reflects a fresh view of events, perspectives and/or opinion.

Black Solidarity
Runnie Exuma | 11/14/2020

To drink from the plastic bag, it meant to put its tip to my mouth, bring my two front teeth to bite. Then to face its test of gravity meant...

Shattered Lens
S.R. Landon | 11/11/2020

A trail of fresh impressions scar the ash.  Two sets of footprints – one female, one male.  Ginny and I, the only two humans. Not another anywhere. Blood drips from a...

Burnished Figments
Isaiah Lowney-Piazzalunga | 10/27/2020

Halloween is fast approaching. I am a half-chewed bone and it is a salivating hound running me down. It is a besotted pigeon and I'm a dry, dry breadcrumb. So...

Robotic Dreams
S.R. Landon | 10/20/2020

Cruising through another post-pandemic day.  I stopped counting.  Another 24 marked with measured caution.  Resembles life on another planet.  Or inhabiting an ever-evolving cosmos.

Dream Or Illusion
S.R. Landon | 09/25/2020

“Is the American Dream at the expense of the American Negro?” 55 years after James Baldwin’s historic Cambridge address, the issue still remains. We ask: can racism ever become a...