Opioid crisis
Culture

Losing friends and family to America’s opioid crisis

A decent HBO documentary about America’s opioid crisis raises questions perhaps you can answer and elicits observations based on my own experiences. Last night, I finally got around to watching HBO’s Warning: This Drug May Kill You, a documentary about the opioid addiction problem America is facing. It’s a decent [Read More]

Education

Education: What’s Wrong With These People?!

By: Mike McDaniel    These days I find myself often reading the news and saying out loud: “what’s wrong with those people?! Is it something in the water?”  I refer to my distant colleagues, fellow teachers. Are the weekly revelations of bizarre and criminal behavior by teachers around the nation indicative [Read More]

World

Brazil: PCC recruiting FARC

Seriously bad news for the entire hemisphere: Brazil’s largest criminal organization, the PCC (Primeiro Comando da Capital – First Capital Command) is recruiting Colombian FARC members (emphasis added), as it seeks heavy-weapons and other expertise to help expand its hold over Latin America’s drug trade, investigators and officials in both [Read More]