Op-Ed: Preserving Democracy Demands More Than Putting Biden In Office

By Michael McQuillan

Never during my youthful McGovern campaigning or as I lobbied in Washington against Nixon’s Vietnam escalation did I dream that our nation’s concurrent crises would surround my adulthood. Continue Reading →

Mike’s World: The Lower Ninth Wards Self-Help Success Since Katrina Deserves External Investors

By Michael McQuillan

Katrina’s flood silt soaks the portrait in the image below, but divide the picture in quadrants to absorb its details before you read on. Continue Reading →

Michael’s World: A Terrible Beauty Surrounds Us

By Michael McQuillan

Tendrils reach the living room window. The tree, a friend, beckons. It was here sixteen years ago when Sharon and I bought this Brooklyn apartment. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Dan Rather, An Idealist At 87, Claims The “Fourth Estate” And Faith Will See Us Past Trump’s Transgressions. Is He Right?

By Michael McQuillan

“I wonder if you can tell us what goes through your mind when people who love this country and believe in you say, regretfully, that you should resign or be impeached?” Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Have Police-Community Relations Improved From Harlem To Hollis?

By Michael McQuillan

Police officers were friends when and where I grew up on Manhattan’s Upper West Side in the Sixties. Continue Reading →

Mike McQuillan Talks Education On The Danny Tisdale Show (Audio)

Join Michael McQuillan, teacher as he discusses his article, “What Makes Social Protest Effective? A Unique School Sends Teens Citywide Seeking Answers,“ Rev. Al Sharpton, Dr. Hazel Dukes and others with host Danny Tisdale, on The Danny Tisdale Show.

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