Randi Kreiss
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The American Revolution might never have happened if social media had existed in the 1770s. George Washington might have vented his fury at the Brits on his Facebook page. more
Bullish? Bearish? Last week The New York Times featured an article in which “top investors” offered their predictions for the economy in the coming year. more
Before you swallow that éclair, perhaps you want to consider the rest of your life. It seems a fitting time, as 2016 turns toward 2017 . . . more
In these days before Christmas, the first night of Hanukkah, the last moments of 2016, the eve of a New Year, I have been looking for signs of hope. more
Do you know what happened on May 10, 1933? Hitler ordered the burning of some 25,000 books. Joseph Goebbels, his minister of “enlightenment and propaganda,” moved to eradicate all Jewish influence from the literature of the times. From there, Goebbels went on to censor newspapers, magazines and radio broadcasts. more
La dee da. It does get tiresome being high-minded. Apparently it can also be unhealthy. This time of year, when others begin decking the halls and dusting off the menorahs, I see my doctors. more
In the maelstrom that has followed Donald Trump’s election, it is difficult to sort out the most urgent priorities for people worried about our country. Millions of us are shocked and grieving for a nation that would elect a racist and misogynist to the highest office in the land. If we take Trump at his word . . . more
All around the country, people are finding their way home, enduring withering wait times and tedious traffic because it means something in America to gather around the Thanksgiving table . . . more
Life has taken another turn, not unexpected. My dad, who is 97, had a major heart attack early this week while at home in Florida. more
Chooga chooga chooga. Here we come, ready or not. We are the baby boomers, and there are 74 million of us . . . more
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