Colman McCarthy directs the Center for Teaching Peace, a Washington non-profit.

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Ken Langone, my favorite right-winger

When asked who is my favorite conservative Republican, one A-lister speedily comes to mind. He is a devout believer in the gospel of capitalism and the Gospel of Jesus.


Sam Daley-Harris' decades of work for civic change embodies citizen activism

Witnessing and being heartened by this spring's citizen activism — March for Our Lives, Never Again walkouts, police brutality protests — I'm hard put to think of anyone more pleased than Sam Daley-Harris.


Smartphones are damning us into addiction

Whatever positives these tiny-touch screens may have brought to their users in the past two decades, the negatives are mounting.

While the NRA lines pockets, students' fears of gun violence surge

I asked my students to reflect on the country's gun mania. Their answers spoke volumes about the anxieties of their daily lives.