A random collection of articles, blog posts, books, and other things I think are worth sharing.

Detroit Free Press: What’s the Source For White Anger on Display in Charlottesville?

The Guardian: Protest and Persist: Why Giving Up Hope is Not an Option

International Business Times: More than 1 in 8 Americans are Now Alcoholics (America doesn’t just have an opioid epidemic….we have lots and lots and lots of legal addicts, too. Begs the question: Why do so many of us so desperately want to escape our lives/minds?)

50 in Fifty: Animalistic Chainsaw Carving (Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper visits an Erie-co. resident who has carved out a cool career for himself on Route 6).