The arms used in this genocide were supplied to the Guatemalan military by successive U.S. administrations beginning with that of Ronald Reagan.
If eloquent words and scientific data don't move you to be a better steward of this fragile place we call Earth, then make it personal.
The determined will of the people to stop police crimes erupted in organized mass protest and cries of "no justice no peace!" Stop police from racially profiling and murdering people.
We are faced with a choice of who will pay to rebuild our infrastructure, educate our children, and transition to a green economy.
The question, "How does it feel to be a problem?" is asked of black Americans in different forms and actions by our society every day.
Activists are mourning the loss of Norman Hodgett, who died in New York August 9. He leaves behind his beloved Kathy Rutkowsky and countless friends and comrades.
President Obama, while saying U.S. airstrikes would be limited in scope, also called it "a long-term project" - that is alarming, opening the door for further disasters.
We can barely turn in any direction without encountering violence of one kind or another. It is a pervasive presence in our lives and the lives of people worldwide.
Over the past few weeks the American people have been served up a steady stream of words and images by the major media about the conflict in the Ukraine.
An immediate challenge for anybody who cares about the future of our democracy is the elections this fall: Whichever side wins will have a leg up on the 2016 presidential race.