Published in the Delaware County Daily Times March 15, 2019 By Joseph Batory, Times Columnist More than 50 years ago, I resided with my family in Southwest Philadelphia. The neighborhood was predominantly Italian surrounding Our Lady […]Read more "The South Philly Serenade: Honoring An Italian Tradition"
Over the past two decades, I have sent more than 50 different op-ed pieces to The Philadelphia Inquirer for consideration. Each time, I have received a polite response that the editors will consider what I have sent. But, after that, there has been only silence. in summary, I am 0 for 50+ at The Inky […]Read more "Censored!!!!!"
Published in the Delaware County Daily Times Sunday, March 3, 2019 By Joseph Batory, Times Columnist Criminal incidents on or near Philadelphia university campuses were the subject of a recent article in The Philadelphia Inquirer on Sunday, February 17 (2019). This report was certainly newsworthy, and unfortunately, […]Read more "LaSalle University…the whole story!"
Published in the Delaware County Daily Times February 15, 2019 By Joseph Batory George Orwell wrote his best-selling novel, 1984, about 70 years ago. This book was way ahead of its time. It created a terrifying picture of a dystopian era with a […]Read more "Ignoring Climate Change is threatening our future!"
Published in the Delaware County Daily Times Sunday, February 3, 2019 By Joseph Batory Some people believe that there are magic formulas which create miracle school improvements. In this view, all students across the USA are ready to learn, so all schools have to do […]Read more "Beware of Educational Magic Wands and School Miracles"
Published in the Delaware County Daily Times January 22, 2019 By Joseph Batory One of the best ways to involve students and enrich their school experiences is with music education. How do I know this? Well, for 16 years at Upper Darby’s Superintendent of Schools, music was my secret and […]Read more "In support of Music Education for all students"
Published in the Concerned Center Citizens Review Philadelphia PA January 2019 By Joseph Batory Ethics requires consistency—the absence of contradictions. As a guide for morality, ethics must be rational, and to be rational it must be free of contradictions. […]Read more "No Such Thing as “Half-Ethical!!!!"