Groundswell America Blog


The Politics of Kindness

What’s wrong with our communities? Why don’t we help each other more? Why don’t we elect politicians who are kind? In my teaching career, I taught every elementary grade but kindergarten. I spent the...


The 2016 Candidates Clerihew Contest

What’s A Clerihew? What in the world is a Clerihew? A verse that’s amusing and probably true, For example, a nicely barbed spoof, Of some prominent political goof! That was written like a Clerihew...


The Unraveling of America

In 1964, a year after President Kennedy was assassinated , as a 20 year old, I decided to join the Peace Corps and was fortunate to serve two years in Chile. Like many young...


How Come?

  How come, despite more than eleven hundred American citizens having been killed by our police in less than a year, we have seen no in-depth reporting on either A) the screening of police...

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