Steve McEllistrem

The Devereaux Dilemma

Monthly Archives: June 2015

Is America Safe?

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Is America Safe? In many ways the answer is yes. But we’re not as safe as we could be and the reason is the proliferation of guns. Some say it’s not possible to change our gun culture but we can … Continue reading

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Fixing Our Infrastructure

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Virtually everyone in America agrees that we need to repair/update at least some of our infrastructure: roads, power lines, water pipes, cable/telephone wires, etc. But there is very little agreement on how and when we ought to undertake these projects. … Continue reading

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Why We (Probably) Won’t Solve Climate Change

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We seldom tackle problems that involve long-term strategies. We haven’t evolved that way. We survived by planning for today and tomorrow – not for next year – so our brains struggle with abstract concepts like global warming that might potentially … Continue reading

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