January

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Women in combat: A deeper look into women’s equality

With the ending of the ban on women in combat, the discussion on women's equality is taking an interesting turn.

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A hunter speaks out for gun control

The National Rifle Association and like-minded groups no longer speak for, nor do they represent, the millions of hunters who love hunting.

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U.S. policy on Asia could spell disaster

In March 1990, Time Magazine titled an article "Ripples in The American Lake."

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Inaugural address was a massive unity rally

What a beautiful image of the first family and the president guiding our nation to a better place.

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Hillary Clinton, Benghazi and the real issues

In 2009, House Republicans voted to cut $1.2 billion from State Department operations, including funds for 300 additional diplomatic security positions.

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Life with a purpose: tribute to Estelle Katz

It is a great honor to be a part of a celebration commemorating the remarkable life of my dear friend and comrade, Estelle Katz.

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Obama speech heralds new era

The preident laid out confidently - at times defiantly - a list of policy choices anathema to Republicans who tried to block every piece of progressive legislation during his first term.

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Philadelphia story: Terrible math of gun violence

Since coming to Philadelphia in 1973, I personally have known at least six parents/grandparents who have lost a total of seven children and grandchildren to gun violence.

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Fight to end gun violence is key to defending democracy

Americans are now insisting that the ability to live free from the fear or threat of gun violence is a fundamental democratic right.

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Immigration reform benefits country, economy

As President Barack Obama is sworn in, we should take this moment to consider how our country must achieve a common vision for America.

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