Mike’s World: Greenwood Speaks From Harlem To Hollywood

By Michael McQuillan

“Life is a spark between two identical voids,” psychotherapist Irvin D. Yalom writes in Staring  at the Sun: Overcoming the Terror of Death, “the darkness before birth and the identical one after death.” Continue Reading →

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 →


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