ON MENTAL ILLNESS: Dealing With Loss

By Jack Bragen
Friday May 23, 2014 - 04:52:00 PM

The occurrence of loss of various types in our lives seems universal, and happens sooner or later to all people with no exceptions. -more-

THE PUBLIC EYE: Racism: What’s the Problem?

By Bob Burnett
Friday May 23, 2014 - 04:49:00 PM

The past few weeks have seen the anniversaries of the US Civil Rights Act and the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in “Brown v. Board of Education.” We’ve also had a media frenzy over the dreadful remarks of Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team. For a brief period, there was a national discussion of racism. But now, for most Americans, it’s over. Why can’t we acknowledge racism continues to be a major national problem, a cancer that threatens the heart of our democracy? Why can’t we do something about it? -more-