Hillary Clinton at Wellesley College: the beautiful bubble

Hillary Clinton's return on Friday to her alma mater (and mine), Wellesley College, was triumphant. Her speech was powerful. She was warm and down to earth, funny and inspirational. Except for a dozen or so ("lock her up") trolls on social media, she was enthusiastically received. In this blog, I've often decried life in the bubble, …

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Women’s March Boston: life in the bubble?

I hate being in large crowds but had to be at Boston Common yesterday for the local version of the Women's March occurring in hundreds of cities around the nation and on all continents.  As with anti-Vietnam War marches in the late sixties and early seventies, this was a time to stand up and be …

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