There is an increase in right-wing efforts to smear liberal opponents as Communists, as supporters of terrorism, as un-American.
There may be an improved chance to get the U.S. to back off some of its anti-Cuba policies, due to a series of new developments.
Coalition politics and reform struggles are anything but pure; they are, by nature, a polyglot; an uneasy amalgamation of disparate forces.
It's not complicated. Less guns equals less murders. But arms sales are through the roof now.
I recently had to live through the experience of a mental health crisis. And it brought me into contact with one of the most broken social safety nets in the U.S.