Letters & Opinions

Health policy experts call for confronting anti-vaccine activism with life-saving counter narratives

Public and private sector health officials and public policymakers should team up immediately with community leaders to more effectively disseminate accurate narratives regarding the life-saving benefits of vaccines to counter widespread, harmful misinformation from anti-vaccine activists.

Glass Menagerie or hopeless predicament?

DISCLOSURE: (During WWII, while going through the U. S. Army Air Corps radio school at Scott Field, Illinois, just outside St. Louis, I was a 20-year-old who knew Hollywood but not legitimate theater. I was privileged to spend Sunday afternoons at a wealthy gentleman's St. Louis, where he entertained various folks. I often sat on the steps overlooking the main room with a somewhat shy man and had many conversations with him.


The National Headquarters for the American Legion is planning to video an experience at American Legion Post 34 for a first-of-a-kind "Be the One" event on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, at 6 PM and Thursday, March 9, 2023, at 11 AM.

Education in Decline

I have a front row seat to our education system as a substitute teacher and I am sad to say that our education system is in decline. Now, some would argue that I only have a partial view to the system, because a substitute teacher is not a real teacher, and I agree, that I am not a real teacher.

California could keep the lights on by expanding grid across the West

Expanding California’s electricity grid to cooperate with neighboring states would bolster reliability and affordability while reducing carbon emissions, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy concluded in a new report.