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David E. Gumpert is co-author of "Inge: A Girl's Journey Through Nazi Europe", a memoir about his family's efforts to escape Germany during the 1930s. He is also author of three books on food safety and regulation, most recently "The Raw Milk Answer Book: What You REALLY Need to Know About Our Most Controversial Food". He is a journalist who has previously written for The Wall Street Journal, and been an editor at The Harvard Business Review and Inc.
Trump: My Father Made Me Do It
A new expose on the Trump family's questionable tax-avoidance escapades helps us at long last understand some of the president's most troubling traits, including his disrespect for the law, his lying, and his cruelty to the vulnerable.
Is There Some Hidden Gain in America's Infatuation with Russia?
America's right wing is increasingly enchanted by closer American-Russian relations. It's easy to understand why Putin wants to be on more favorable footing with the U.S. But what does the U.S. stand to gain by being closely allied with Russia? That is the unspoken question, maybe because it doesn't have an easy answer.
Once Children Become Political Fodder, Look Out Below
The Holocaust should have taught us about the warning lights that flash once children become accepted targets for political abuse. Now they flash once again with the targeting for political bullying of survivors of the Parkland, FL, school massacre.
Saturday, February 17, 2018(7 comments)
One Easy Way to Turn Back the Clock on Gun Massacres
There was a time 30-40 years ago when the U.S. had minimal gun restrictions in place, and little concern was expressed that the Second Amendment was in danger. Yet in recent years, we as a country seem intent on loosening any and all restrictions on guns, even for children and the mentally ill, and even as the frequency of gun massacres mount.