The second staff member to get punched is… You’re a 21-year-old college Junior. For extra credit, you go to the psychology building to be in an experiment. The experimenter has you sit alone in a room with a computer.  She has you play a computer game against another college student in a different room. If you win, you can blast the other […]

The reason your homeless program failed A man stumbled up to me in the shelter.  He had had a few drinks.  Less than 10.  More than 1. “Is the Governor coming for dinner?” he asked. A little puzzled, I said, “No.  Why?” “Because,” he continued, “that meal looks like something the governor would eat.” He wasn’t wrong. Dinner that night […]