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To the President of Yale

Dear President Salovey, An appeal from the Yale Alumni Fund came to me through the mail this week.  I haven’t given to Yale in a number of years, but have decided, after much reflection on the events at Yale this fall, to send in a donation.  I thought I would explain why. Years ago I [...]

What to do with Confederate monuments?

Over the years I’ve heard from many people who were upset that Confederate monuments still had a place of honor on courthouse greens and college campuses. Honestly, I never thought I would see the day when the idea of removing any of them would be taken seriously.  Now that day has arrived, because of Charleston, [...]