John Steiner: Responses to Mark Bittman in NYT (“Is It Bad Enough Yet?”)

Letters Fixing What’s Wrong With America To the Editor: Re “Is It Bad Enough Yet?,” by Mark Bittman (column, Dec. 14): EXTRACTS: 01 The question is whether any change can occur with such a bought-and-paid-for, dysfunctional Congress and president. 02 But where are our leaders? Truthfully, too busy chasing their next campaign contribution or positioning …

John Steiner: Mark Bittman in NYT – Is It Bad Enough Yet?

Is It Bad Enough Yet? THE police killing unarmed civilians. Horrifying income inequality. Rotting infrastructure and an unsafe “safety net.” An inability to respond to climate, public health and environmental threats. A food system that causes disease. An occasionally dysfunctional and even cruel government. A sizable segment of the population excluded from work and subject …

John Steiner: There’s a New Mainstream Out There — and You’re Probably Part of It

There’s a New Mainstream Out There — and You’re Probably Part of It Millions of people the world over are part of The New Mainstream. It is defined neither by generation, by politico credo, nor by religious creed. The New Mainstream is defined by recognition that we are in a time of awakening to a …