Welcome to Our World, Ladies

The flood of women coming forward as sexual harassment and assault victims is somewhat surreal to anyone who’s gone public with their own claims before. Their accusations, shame, powerlessness, and their new feelings of finally being empowered are very familiar to every clergy sexual abuse survivor, but the world’s reaction …

The Lesson of Nagasaki

This week marks the 82nd anniversary of the nuking of Nagasaki on the southernmost island of Japan which effectively ended the Second World War. It’s not the confluence of that event’s anniversary and the sudden worries of nuclear destruction flying again — although having petulant, spoiled man-children threaten nuclear war …