The United States of No

Sad that our democracy is so cluttered by checks and balances that it stymies justice.


Spreading peace in Japan and worldwide

The cries of the world's people demand peace - no nukes, no war, no hate; but what is needed to build a lasting structure of peace?


Tribune Katrina editorial shows contempt for democracy

New Orleanians are all too familiar with having the important aspects of their lives ripped from their control, but they will they retake control of their schools.


In Wisconsin, Labor Day is more significant than ever

My step-dad explained to me what Labor Day as a national holiday was really meant to signify: the 8 hour day, safe working conditions and decent pay.


Native Americans gather to support the Sanders campaign

I'm hoping that Native Americans are going to be able to directly ask questions of the presidential candidates.


Amend Constitution to add a right to vote

On Aug. 6, the Voting Rights Act will mark its 50th anniversary.Now it's time to demonstrate against the concerted campaign to undermine it.



Thank you Pope Francis for talking about climate change

Pope Francis has brought a voice into the discussion around climate change that is merging the voices of science, religion, and politics.


The way to save the planet: shrink the economy

Any real climate change program must deal with a triple challenge, which can only be met by global agreement to replace competition with cooperation.


Is “human capitalism” the solution to shrinking wages?

An article recently written in Forbes by a Mr. Ralph Benko proposes "human capitalism" as the solution to the shrinking wages and economic stagnation.


Sandra Bland had the right to say "no"

Some day organized dissent will change the system that allows cases like that of Sandra Bland to occur; let's make that day happen sooner rather than later.

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