Gearing up for 2020--on MLK day

Like most of you, I took a vacation from activism following the 2018 election. It was great to partake in the blue wave of...

Howard Dean, redux

I have always liked Governor Howard Dean, MD. Like me, he's a primary care doctor. As governor of Vermont, he was an authentic and...

Anti-semitism in France and the US

When I mention that I speak and love all things French, it's not uncommon for someone to mention the purported high rates of...

A Week of Activism (part one)

Activism can take many forms. We can canvass, write postcards, visit our elected officials, make phone calls, attend rallies and most...

Gearing Up For The 2018 Election

I have canvassed for Democrats running for the house, senate and for the presidency in cities and towns all over the midwest since 2004. ...

Progressive activism

I am a proud liberal, and I have worked on Democratic campaigns throughout the Midwest. I stand with politicians who: support legislation...