Author Archives: Joseph Crotty

The approaching one year anniversary of the war in Ukraine presents an opportunity to take stock of the many ways the war has impacted the world.  Beyond its clear political and tragic humanitarian consequences, the war has also underscored Ukraine’s importance in global food and agriculture. Disruptions caused by the war have reverberated through global […]

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Halloween is a favorite time of year in my house.  The weather gets crisper, there are plenty of seasonal activities to enjoy, like pumpkin picking, hayrides, walking around the neighborhood looking at spooky decorations, carving pumpkins, dressing up, and, of course, there is candy. It’s a time for people to debate the value of candy […]

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With Major League Baseball (MLB) kicking off its 2022 season last week, fans will be enjoying “America’s pastime” over the next several months at home and at the ballpark. For many, the ritual of taking in a game at a stadium includes not only admiring towering home runs and thrilling extra-inning games, but also, of […]

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