Category Archives: Food for Thought

Thanks, I’ll Take My Flag Back Now

We need a flag that stands for all the things progressives think is great about America. In my most recent essay, I cast about for a solution. In case you missed it . . .

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Read the rest at The Washington Post. 

Guess What? We Are an Urban Nation

My newest piece in The Washington Post. Read the rest here.

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Still a Good Thing

A few years ago, in honor of my daughter’s tenth birthday, I posted an essay I recorded years earlier about what a good thing it is to be able to choose whether or not to have a child. I wish it were completely out of date instead of desperately relevant.