An Open Letter to the Pre-K teacher of Zayde Sands, student at Oakes (OK) Elementary School

To the teacher at Oakes Elementary School Teacher for the situation involving Zayde Sands: I am writing this letter to you, as well the administration of Oakes Elementary School in Okemah, Oklahoma, as a left-handed adult who stands in solidarity with young Master Sands.  For the record, my salutation of this boy as “Master” instead…

Martin Shkreli’s Daraprim decision sounds a lot like a case of capitalist entitlement

This week’s outcry and outrage over Martin Shkreli’s announcement that his company, Turing Pharmaceuticals, was purchasing the rights to Daraprim and raising the price to stratospheric levels lit the internet and social media in a way unseen since the race riots in Ferguson.  Even Donald Trump’s ill-advised comments about immigration and fellow candidates didn’t illuminate…