The December 29, 2017, print edition of The Wall Street Journal article “Assault Reports Rise in Military” by Ben Kesling begins: Reported sexual assaults in the military are at an all-time high as the Pentagon wrestles with a problem officials say has only recently been addressed and critics say hasn’t been fully recognized. The depth […][Continue reading...] about Reported Sexual Assaults in U.S. Military at All-Time High
It is getting to be Oscar season in Los Angeles. On a shuttle ride from an auto servicing location, I shared opinions of new movies with one of the other riders, clearly a Hollywood insider from his comments including which films had the best Oscar chances. As he was African-American, I was reminded once again […][Continue reading...] about Creating Diversity in Films and TV Starts With Mentoring High School Students
Before I go any further in this blog post, let me clearly state my position: As a long-time feminist I am quite aware of many of the sexual harassment and assault issues women face on a daily basis — yet I am also aware that, as in any case of “he said, she said” with […][Continue reading...] about Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, and the Future of Truth
February 23, 1973 Friday Forum – firsthand account of “The Warsaw Diary of Chaim A. Kaplan”by Abraham K. Katsh When this article was published in February 1973, Dr. Abraham I. Katsh was president of The Dropsie University in Philadelphia as well as the translator and editor of the Warsaw diary of Chaim A. Kaplan, who […][Continue reading...] about Survivor: Chaim Kaplan’s Warsaw Diary
The Dec. 7, 2017, online Wall Street Journal article “General Leaves Legacy of Rebuilt U.S. Army in Europe” by Julian E. Barnes features Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, the commander of the U.S. Army forces in Europe. The article reviews what Gen. Hodges has done from his base in Wiesbaden, Germany, for the past three years […][Continue reading...] about U.S. Military Facing New Cold War?