Lighting a candle in toxic air.
Sarah MacLachlan (1968)
It was on this date, January 28, 1968, that Canadian musician Sarah McLachlan was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She started singing at age four. Not only does her voice attract fans, with songs like "Adia," "Angel," "Hold On," and "Sweet Surrender" — yielding three Grammy Awards — but McLachlan has also distinguished herself as […]
We Believe in Free Speech
No, Really: All Evidence to the Contrary Years ago, when I was teaching public speaking to community college students, I started an impromptu debate on the topic of free speech. It was easy to get a student to take the “pro” side; nobody was willing to argue the “con,” so I did. What I said […]
January 7: Heidi Fleiss, Religion and Prostitution
Prostitution, the crime underlying the crime for which Heidi Fleiss was jailed, has been present in every culture and every period of history.
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