Posts Tagged ‘Bette Dewing’

Rx For an Ailing Society

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To change the tone, we must first change the discourse By Bette Dewing “Help!” was the final word of my last column, “Overcoming Heedlessness,” and will be the last word of this column. But how to help and change things? Well, many years ago during the city’s acute water shortage, then-Mayor Ed Koch urged everyone [&hellip
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Dewing Responds To McCourt Column

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To the Editor: Whatever media can do to “unmask alcoholism,” as Malachy McCourt does in his “Alcoholism Unmasked” column (March 4) is most welcome. But, hey, don’t be anonymous in accusing “certain columnists in this paper” of saying it’s a matter of willpower, a character defect, [something that shows the need for] responsible drinking lessons, [&hellip
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Bikes Need Regulation

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To the Editor: Bette Dewing is to be applauded for the many years she has tried to right wrongs (Dewing Things Better, “The Right Kind of Light,” May 14). I am writing about the bike situation. I agree with Bette that, not only should bikers who go through red lights, against traffic and on the [&hellip
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