And as a classics scholar, I can assure you: What goes around comes around. Greek mythology provides insight to help us understand today’s chaos.
A proposed law to encourage large utility-scale solar projects without provisions to keep it off our best farmland and open space is a bad idea, no matter how well intentioned it may be.
Teachers and parents have competing interests at stake in regard to reopening schools. Students are at the mercy of their debate.
Rising infection rates, new scientific data on the health impacts of COVID-19 on children, intractable congressional logjams on critically needed funding for school safety measures, and a lack of universal health and safety standards for all New Jersey schools threaten any heartfelt goal of safe school openings statewide.
Today the “shining city on a hill” has all but disappeared from view. Donald Trump never uses it. That tells us something. Today the ups and downs of this resonant phrase give us a revealing insight into our present political moment.
We can rise to the challenge this pandemic presents for our families, our businesses and our communities if we stay fully present, open, and awake.
Last year was an extraordinary year, one for the history books, a year in which we coronas were finally able to leave the nest and spread our wings, perhaps a strange metaphor for a snippet of RNA, but there it is.
Sara Hastings reflects on parades that won't happen, didn't happen, and shouldn't have happened in light of pandemics past and present.
How about investing in clean energy, parks and trails, and stronger protections for our waterways? These green investments will help the economy recover, create new jobs AND make communities healthier and safer.
It is time to make accessible ballots available for all New Jersey elections. For people with disabilities, their right to vote depends on it.