American cyber-security: Are we falling behind?

by Ellen Ratner -- David Sanger, a well-known New York Times reporter, has just written a well-researched book on cyber security entitled ""The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber more…

Political nastiness: Sadly, nothing new

by Ellen Ratner -- I've been concerned that the current climate of division and nastiness is the result of President Trump's tweets. He certainly has had taken to Twitter and blamed Hillary more…

As a liberal, this does not make me proud

by Ellen Ratner -- I don't think I have ever written about the same subject twice in a row, but this week's attacks against the wife of the new White House Communications more…

When is a non-profit not a non-profit?

by Ellen Ratner -- I am president of a non-profit foundation in addition to being a journalist. We give away goats and wheelchairs to people who have nothing in South Sudan. Our more…

Addiction: Not just for drunks anymore

by Ellen Ratner -- I don't know what caused Samantha Bee's tirade against Ivanka Trump, but it is pretty clear what caused Rosanne Barr's tweet against former Obama staffer Valerie Jarrett. She more…