Randi Kreiss
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The most stunning image I saw in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy was a YouTube video of a huge carp hanging from a pole in the parking lot of the Woodmere Middle School on Peninsula Boulevard. more
Do you know what happened on May 10, 1933? Hitler ordered the burning of some 25,000 books. Joseph Goebbels, his minister of “enlightenment and propaganda,” moved to eradicate all Jewish influence from the literature of the times. From there, Goebbels went on to censor newspapers, magazines and radio broadcasts. more
We are all witnesses to the “new normal” in the Trump administration. In power all of three weeks, the president and his proxies have . . . more
Before you swallow that éclair, perhaps you want to consider the rest of your life. It seems a fitting time, as 2016 turns toward 2017 . . . more
In these days before Christmas, the first night of Hanukkah, the last moments of 2016, the eve of a New Year, I have been looking for signs of hope. more
Safe to say that young Melanija Knaves never dreamed that she would become first lady of the United States. That makes 64 million of us who never seriously considered the possibility. more
Take the fight to Syria? Who says? The guy who tweets about Chuck Todd’s “sleepy eyes” in the predawn hours? more
The American Revolution might never have happened if social media had existed in the 1770s. George Washington might have vented his fury at the Brits on his Facebook page. more
In the maelstrom that has followed Donald Trump’s election, it is difficult to sort out the most urgent priorities for people worried about our country. Millions of us are shocked and grieving for a nation that would elect a racist and misogynist to the highest office in the land. If we take Trump at his word . . . more
Bullish? Bearish? Last week The New York Times featured an article in which “top investors” offered their predictions for the economy in the coming year. more
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