by | Dec 7, 2019

It was alarming and embarrassing in equal measure. Halfway through a posh, international dinner party near London, the woman to my left put it to me bluntly: “You’re a functioning alcoholic.” It was quite an accusation, not least since we’d…

by | Aug 18, 2019

A few years back, my wife heard a young woman share that she had felt guilty for being able to go out to dinner with friends in Chicago because she knew her mother in South Africa was struggling to scrape…

by | Jun 25, 2019

Boston is home to some of the greatest historical landmarks in American history, like the Old North Church where Paul Revere started his famous midnight ride. But walk around Boston these days and other churches tell a different story. Churches…

by | May 11, 2017

Is Boston, the mothership of East Coast progressives, a hotbed of racism or is the city getting a bad rap? This debate got going again when Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones made national news. He spoke out about being taunted…

by | Jun 14, 2016

Earlier this evening, I attended a vigil at Boston City Hall Plaza in honor of those who died during the ISIS jihadist attack in Orlando. Given the heinous nature of this act which specifically targeted the LGBT community, it is…

by | Jun 14, 2016

As I noted last night, I attended the rally in honor of those who perished at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando at the hands of an ISIS terrorist. What I did not mention was that at the conclusion of the…

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