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Kenneth Todd Ruiz, Editor in Chief

No more Mr. Nice Guy

Call me sentimental, but there was a time when people were valued for their accomplishments. Old fashioned metrics like strength, intelligence and skill were important. What is the measure of any man or woman today? It only seems to matter how “nice” one is.

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Kenneth Todd Ruiz, Editor in Chief

More virtue in selfishness

Looking me in the eye, the boy extends his withered arm toward me. Between a patchwork of scabs and abscesses running from shoulder to wrist, bubbles and boils of necrotic flesh look ready to fall away. Leprosy. An affliction so distant as to seem mythical, but in the horizon spanning slums of Delhi and throughout […]

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