Mark Lukach is a writer and teacher who lives in Martinez, CA with his wife, son, and bulldog. He has been published in The New York Times, Pacific Standard, and The Atlantic Monthly, among others, and is publishing a memoir with Harper Wave in spring of 2017.
The Fellowship Program is a calendar-year program in which approved Fellows support the Foundation's mission of supporting young global leadership by applying their own specific training and skills, either in person or virtually, to address the challenges of the Foundation.
Carson has said he would require any Muslim candidate for the presidency to address the question of sharia and explicitly renounce any belief in it. After such repudiation Carson would be quite willing to support a Muslim candidate. I suspect that most Americans, once made aware of the foregoing facts, would feel that way, including many Muslims.
Whether your motivation around the 2016 elections is Donald Trump's hat or Ruth Bader Ginsberg's seat, these tips will help you stay engaged and make the most of your contributions over the next five quarters.
"Strong Light Of Day" is Land's seventh book in this series about Caitlin Strong, a female Texas Ranger who usually shoots more bad guys in one book than the entire cast of The Expendables does in three movies.
According to a national study on gratitude, funded by the John Templeton Foundation, it seems that 94% of Americans believe that people who are grateful are more fulfilled and lead a richer life, but less than half of us express gratitude on a regular basis.
Smiling helps us cope, enhances our health and extends our lives. We're born to smile. We even smile in the womb. So why then do fashion models all look so miserable?
Republicans and the rich guys who imposed 35 years of stagnant wages on American workers now offer a prescription for easing this pain! More free stuff for corporations!
Is it really true--and does Lombardi really believe--"the modern man never lets other people know when his confidence has sunk.
In the era of "having it all," is it now possible for women to pursue their own creativity and have a successful career, remain an engaged and fun mom, have a happy family life while still getting enough sleep in your day? Am I being unrealistic here?
A recent study by Sondre Båtstrand shows what an extreme outlier the modern Republican party is when compared with the conservative parties in nine other democracies with respect to their attitudes about climate change.
College rankings are something parents, students and educators all watch. They offer a snapshot of what each university has to offer and UC Davis has long enjoyed high rankings across the board.
While the New York Times seems determined to promote charter schools, other news agencies and educational groups are expressing increased reservations about their lack of performance, excessive expense and political and financial backing.
In a recent New York Times article written by Katha Pollitt, she asks those of us who want to keep our rights to have an abortion to speak out. Well, I am a woman who has had two abortions - HEAR ME ROAR!
The country and western song "Cleopatra, Queen of Denial" is simply making a universally-understood cultural reference and has nothing to do with the Holocaust.
Privilege was one of the topics we explored in a 90-minute conversation about race and media at the 2015 Camden International Film Festival. The conversation was a live recording of She Does Podcast, hosted by Sarah Ginsburg and myself.