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Fame has become a disease in the video age

By David Leibowitz GSN Columnist You know what affliction never gets the attention it deserves? Fame. That’s a disease I hope never to catch. Sure, famous people probably don’t wait 45 minutes for a table at...

Massacres underscore need for gun control

By David Leibowitz GSN Columnist Here’s a sad, shameful confession: No longer do I pay attention to news coverage of American mass shootings. That sounds callous, as if I mean to minimize the grief of those...

Too many kids aspire to be too little in life

By David Leibowitz GSN Columnist When I was a little boy growing up in Queens, New York, in the 1970s, my career aspirations inevitably focused on who got to drive the biggest truck. I wanted to...

Auschwitz visit becomes more than a history lesson

By GARY NELSON Tribune Contributor We should be finished with Auschwitz by now. After three-quarters of a century, the subject should be closed. It shouldn’t be necessary to write about the place. It shouldn’t be necessary to go there. And...

What did we do to deserve this bunch?

By David Leibowitz GSN Columnist In the ongoing uncivil war between President Donald Trump and Democrat Congresswomen like Reps. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib, I choose to side with … … neither side. This...

Can you be sure that leafy substance won’t kale you?

By David Leibowitz, GSN Columnist Back in college, I waited tables at a chain restaurant called Bennigan’s, which prided itself on the “eye appeal” of its food. The secret? We put some half-wilted kale on...

Lawsuit against regents, universities is bad for business

By DENNY BARNEY, GSN Guest Writer Few would disagree with the notion that generating new business opportunities and supporting education is good for the people of Arizona. If we can agree that business and education are...

Don’t ignore someone’s depression before it’s too late

By Kimberly McWilliams, LPC, GSN Guest Writer Someone you know – maybe your child, a teenager down the block or an adult family member, friend or colleague – is hurting inside. You’ve noticed abrupt changes in...

For us transplants, home is where the heart is

By David Leibowitz, GSN Columnist When does a place become home? The question occurs to you as you pack your suitcase, another airplane departure a few hours away. You are headed back east to celebrate the...

Boycotting Prescott now seems like a good idea

By David Leibowitz, GSN Columnist Some ideas get better the more you consider them. A perfect example: The East Valley NAACP’s Dec. 5th call for a boycott of the City of Prescott over a years-long...