“Fifty Years On: MLK’s Giant Triplets Still Plague Us, Including Militarism.”

“Fifty Years On: MLK’s Giant Triplets Still Plague Us, Including Militarism.”

Fifty years ago this April, a year to the day before he was murdered, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. called us to overcome the giant triplets pl...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Here’s What You Can Do for Middle East Peace

Here’s What You Can Do for Middle East Peace

The White House is creating new problems in Israel-Palestine, but ordinary people can start setting things right.While news swirled around health care...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Money Talks. We Need to Talk Louder.

Money Talks. We Need to Talk Louder.

Liberals and conservatives don’t agree on much, but we all want money out of politics.In today’s polarized political climate, it seems lik...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Let’s Come to Our Senses on Nukes

Let’s Come to Our Senses on Nukes

President Trump, the tweeter-in-chief, famously used that platform to announce, “The United States must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclea...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Disappeared on the Border: “Chase and Scatter” — to Death

Disappeared on the Border: “Chase and Scatter” — to Death

The sun-baked skull seemed to complement the volcanic rocks that lie strewn around it, haunting in its symmetry. Ivory amidst ebony, splayed across th...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Cuts To Medicaid Will Hurt Our Children And Schools

Cuts To Medicaid Will Hurt Our Children And Schools

During the month of March, the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD), Association of University Centers on Disabiliti...

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The mosque that disappeared

The mosque that disappeared

We committed a quiet little war crime the other day (March 22). Forty-plus people are dead, taken out with Hellfire missiles while they were praying.O...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Getting That Secure Feeling Yet?

Getting That Secure Feeling Yet?

Millions of Americans are feeling uneasy, disgruntled, and insecure. That message sounded loud and clear throughout our turbulent election year.The Tr...

April 27th, 2017 |  


A Double Deuce to Working Families (and Math)

A Double Deuce to Working Families (and Math)

The political theater that passes for serious policy debate is about to run into an unfortunate reality as Donald Trump’s budget plan comes face...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Magical Thinking on Health Care

Magical Thinking on Health Care

Donald Trump, the amazing wunderkind of global luxury living — and now our nation’s phantasmagoric, fast-charging president — is pro...

April 27th, 2017 |