At a Glance:Diane Silver has been a Project Contributor since August 2009, has written 22 entries and currently lives in Lawrence, Kansas.
Diane Silver is the nationally syndicated author of the column "Political IQ." A former newspaper reporter, magazine editor and political activist, Diane has published in The Progressive, Salon.com, Ms Magazine, and other national publications. These days she is searching for the meaning of life, politics, spirituality, science fiction & women’s basketball.
Diane Silver: Recently Filed
In my quest to understand goodness, I find myself confronted with an important discussion about which category - good or evil - my father fell into. Read More
In the wake of the Tucson shootings and liberal concerns about political rhetoric, our honorable opposition on the right has taken to yelling, "Foul!" Right-wing commentators claim that progressives' concerns about rhetoric aren't real concerns; they're politics. This scream has...Read More
I am well-known for my disagreements with Christianity and certain Christians. Christmas, though, just melts my heart. There's the fact that presents are involved, and I do love presents. But there's something else about Christmas that snared me when I...Read More
I'm in awe of my friend Jennifer Lawler, who writes so movingly about raising Jessica. I wish I had half of Jennifer's talent. But this morning in meditation I finally stopped picking at myself for spending the last few days...Read More
Today is National Coming Out Day, so it seems appropriate to note that there is nothing more important to my search for goodness than integrity. The dictionary on my iMac defines "integrity" as "the quality of being honest and having...Read More