America’s Mass Identity Crisis

Originally published in Social Style Magazine on July 10, 2015.

Not a day goes by lately, where I don’t hear gloom and doom woven into casual conversations I have with others. Patients, strangers and acquaintances alike lament over a wide array of problems, from anger at the amount of spam finding its way onto cell phones and e-mail to disgruntled comments about how today’s young people leave much to be desired, anxiety related to racial tensions and worse, during the twilight years of our first Black president’s tenure; wringing of hands and broken hearts around mass shootings — near and far; climate change and overpopulation; greed from the top 1% and last, but certainly not least,  lack of opportunity for the middle class. Read more