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IT’S A MARATHON

It’s a Marathon By Leonard Zwelling          I hate the cold, but I love my son so I found myself on Sunday November 3, 2013 standing in 40 degree weather with a stiff wind chill, first in Brooklyn at mile 8, then at the foot of the 59th Street Bridge on the east side of ...

5 mins

PROVIDERS

Providers By Leonard Zwelling          My father was a provider. No, he was not a physician. He sold plastic. But he provided for my mother, my sister and me. Eventually my mother returned to teaching school once my sister stopped coming home for lunch from third grade. My mother then joined my father as one ...

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FEMINISM’S THIRD WAVE

Feminism’s Third Wave: Think Again About Emulating the Men By Leonard Zwelling          I am a very privileged guy. I got to watch up-close the evolution of the women’s movement during its second wave from the 1970’s to the present.          When I went to Duke in 1966, women lived on East Campus, men on ...

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GETTING THE POLITICS RIGHT

Getting the Politics Right By Leonard Zwelling          In the introduction to his new book, Things That Matter, the Pulitzer Prize winning editorialist for the Washington Post, Charles Krauthammer, discusses the elementary and fundamental importance of politics.          “You can have the most advanced and efflorescent of cultures but get your politics wrong and everything ...

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