Sunday Roundup – Low Cost and High Quality Education Go Together

This week I had one published piece – Low Cost College Isn’t Enough (CNN.com, 5/20/15) Over the next 18 months of the presidential election, there’s going to be a lot of conversation about lowering the cost of college. I am asking you to help me make sure we also talk about high quality, which for … Continue ReadingSunday Roundup – Low Cost and High Quality Education Go Together

Weekly Roundup – Conferences, Compliance, and Freddie Gray

Happy Mother’s Day. I planted lilacs, and then together we filled in our flower and vegetable garden. This morning, I’m making two kinds of crepes – sweet (with nutella or fruit or jam) and speck + cheese savory ones. I also ground a lamb leg recently and made sausage, and am considering whether some of that … Continue ReadingWeekly Roundup – Conferences, Compliance, and Freddie Gray

Sunday Roundup: Writing Life. Restraint and Death.

I filed five essays this week, which is a lot for me. I also had two pieces published (linked to below): A review of Bruce Holsinger’s novel (appearing Monday, Tor.com) A feature on inclusion at the Brookfield Zoo (appearing early May, Belt Magazine) Op-ed on RFK’s comments on autism and vaccines (published here at CNN.com) Essay … Continue ReadingSunday Roundup: Writing Life. Restraint and Death.

Sunday Roundup – Twitter, “Dear Student,” and Anthony Hill.

Here’s what I wrote last week: On Twitter and Tenure History and Memory: Southern Nationalist talk about how great slavery was. No Consensus on Mental Health and Policing – Three articles about how to solve the problem, none really in agreement with each other. Cult of Compliance: The Death of Anthony Hill – Naked, Black, Unarmed, Bipolar man … Continue ReadingSunday Roundup – Twitter, “Dear Student,” and Anthony Hill.

Sunday Roundup – Abortion, Compliance, Language, History

I’ve missed a few Sundays, mostly because so much has been going on that I can’t stop writing long enough to breathe and assess. I’ll try to do better. Here’s the week. Published – Facebook and Fear: The story of one woman’s decision to keep her child with Down syndrome, facilitated through some quick Facebook … Continue ReadingSunday Roundup – Abortion, Compliance, Language, History

Sunday Roundup: Disability Rights and Reproductive Rights – Two Core Premises

On Friday I wrote my second piece for Reproductive Health Reality Check about fighting the divide and conquer attempts to sever the disability rights movement and the pro-choice movement. I offer two core premises that I want to make sure you don’t miss. I believe the solution lies in an intersectional approach based on each community … Continue ReadingSunday Roundup: Disability Rights and Reproductive Rights – Two Core Premises