WE ARE NOT GIVING STUDENTS THE SKILLS THEY REALLY NEED

We are not teaching our children the skills they will need in future crises.

It should be apparent to Americans that 2020 was not just a horrible year but also a warning about the future. Scientists tell us there will…

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EDUCATION IS LOSING ITS CONNECTION WITH KIDS AND THE FUTURE

The cure may now be out of reach, but that cure has nothing to do with ideology or curricula.

I was an English and History teacher for many years. …

I NEED SOME HELP FROM THE RIGHT-WING

I read Medium every day, especially the social and political articles. Both liberal and conservative writers seem to spend their time declaring who the other side is, why they are that way, and sometimes what they need to change. …

This article served me: it showed me more about the anger of women than any other I have read.

Men have physical image problems, too, though not of the same order. For what it's worth, my vanity disappeared when I realized there is only one person for whom I need to be attractive, and she seems to be OK with things.

In the process, I also learned that "friends" are overrated. There for the good times, but rarely at your back when you need them most.

A REPORT CARD: Biden’s 10 months v. Trump’s 4 years

At least a third and maybe just under one-half of Americans consider Donald Trump to be ”the greatest President in American history” and rave about his “accomplishments”. To these people, Trump is America’s savior on both political and spiritual levels.

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WHY ANTI-RACISTS CAN’T CHANGE ANYONE’S MIND

Attacks on systemic racism may be failing because a prior step has not been completed

Most of us have spent a large amount of time and effort trying to show our more conservative-minded friends, family and associates examples of systemic racism in America.

Personally…

I'm 74. Except for the medical problems, I've enjoyed the aging process. I've given up unnecessary battles, released my children to God and the universe (they weren't listening to me anyway), and pursued my own interests knowing I've earned the right. I have probably become somewhat invisible to most or all of my kids, but that's OK, since I should no longer be their primary object. I'm still curious and learning more than I ever have.

Steven Rensch

Attorney,, teacher, counselor, coach; maverick in most groups; lots of kids and grandkids; reliefforlawyers.com; linkedin.com/in/steve.rensch

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