The Homeless vs. the Creek Beds in Colorado Springs

An odd headline about an environmentalist’s suggestion for reining in the purported propensity of the homeless of Colorado Springs to discard clothing and other unwanted belongings in two creek beds should spark questions about sensitivity to the needs of the homeless.

Specters and Lies: Civil Society’s Responsibility in the Wake of Paris

In the midst of a crisis, shouldn’t political discourse stick to the facts—or at least try to veer close to a neighborhood where facts may reside? This is especially important when politicians attempt to conflate the terrorism of ISIS gunmen with the humanitarian response to refugees from Syria’s never-ending civil war.