Everyone enjoying a healthy relationship with reality knows at least three things about climate change - (1) it's real, (2) it's happening far more rapidly than anyone had anticipated, with devastating consequences, and (3) our only hope of staving off ever-worsening impacts (including, quite possibly, our own species' extinction) is to radically reduce the emission … Continue reading Do Trump and Fellow Fossil Fuel Fanatics Have a Death Wish?
Social workers know denial when they see it. One of the most common – and surely the most seductive – of psychological defense mechanisms, denial as it were cheats reality, permitting us to keep old behaviors and habits of mind intact, no matter how damaging they are in the long run. Sadly, denial is the … Continue reading Denying reality is not an option
North Korea helps the president change the narrative in a big way. A huge way.
Social work students know best: When planning a community, public investment - for healthcare, education, economic development and infrastructure - is essential to quality of life.
State deregulation not only prioritizes competition and job growth over public protection but also translates to low worker wages and quality.