We’ll need to recognize that investing in the public sector helps a wide segment of Americans. If not, we’ll look back and realize that sacrificing the public sector on the altar of “school choice” and individualism has left us unprepared for an increasingly multiracial society.
I’m coming to believe that the business side of the opioid epidemic might be the most powerful reason why so many practicing physicians remain below deck.
As a society, we must ask ourselves whether we care about racial inequalities across social, economic and health outcomes. If we do care, we must ask ourselves what we are willing to do make our society more equitable.
The game’s history and traditions are rich, but they threaten to suffocate its future. The “unwritten rules” and the game’s entrenched conservatism are standing in the way of fun. It will take more than bat flips and a backwards ballcap to let it through.
Once more, we grieve; once more, we resolve to do what we can—all that we can—to quell the fires of racism, anti-Semitism, and anti-Muslim bigotry that burn ferociously today.