Tag: Nicholas Kristof

Dec 17

‘Tis the Season to Donate

In Brief—Bay points out the necessity for ignoring the commerciality that smothers the real meaning of the season and spending your money on the worthy causes that can really make a difference. “Ho, Ho, Ho!” Donations That Have Real Impact— We all need another tie or toy like we need water in our shoes. How …

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Oct 30

Trump, Racism, Misogyny and Memory

In Brief—With the national election on Tuesday, November 8, voters risk having a clueless tyrant, Donald Trump, destroy all that America stands for and its preeminent position in the world. Deny Donald Trump the Oval Office. The Tyranny of Ignorance— Disbelieving Swedes ask me if Donald Trump stands a chance of becoming president. I say …

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Dec 20

Charity is Year ‘Round

In Brief—The holiday season is not the only time in the year to contribute to a worthy cause designed to make life better for those less fortunate. ——————————————————————————————————————– Giving is More Powerful than Prayer (Gandhi)— A couple of weeks ago, I suggested that we give to a worthy cause rather than spend the money on …

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Dec 06

‘Tis the Season to be Giving

In Brief—This is the time of year when our thoughts turn to what we will give Uncle Charlie or the kids to keep the wheels of commerce turning. Well, let’s initiate a change this year and make it a real season of giving. ———————————————————————————————————————- “Happy Holidays” instead of “Bah, Humbug!”— I’m not Scrooge! Really! As …

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