Dear Dreamers: Don't ever give up

by Ellen Ratner -- The DREAM Act, an acronym that stands for Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors, would have given legal status to people known as Dreamers (people brought to more…

America must end football as we know it

by Ellen Ratner -- Like most Americans, I love to watch the Super Bowl. What I like is the ads and the half-time show, not the actual game. I think football should more…

Secrets to a happier life in 2018

by Ellen Ratner -- In many years before 2018, there were Internet sites and studies about what makes people happy. I am a journalist who spent 19 years in the mental health more…