The leaves are turning and cooler temperatures are beginning to prevail - it's election time.
The people's movement must make ending homicides and institutionalized racism a central aspect in the elections and beyond.
We must not sacrifice people at the "altar of money" - the pope calls on us to amend our ways so we can meet the challenges of climate change, poverty, war, and division.
Sad that our democracy is so cluttered by checks and balances that it stymies justice.
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?
Julian Bond's life traced the arc of the civil rights movement, from his efforts as a militant young man to the top leadership post at the NAACP.
Perhaps hammering out a common agenda violates the concept of Black Lives Matter, but we can still work something out along with other Democratic and progressive candidates.
It's time and past time to look at the status of efforts to rid the world of what's been called the only true weapon of mass destruction.
"In March 1962 I was a sophomore at Brandeis University, becoming increasingly aware of the broad social movements occurring across America."
Any real climate change program must deal with a triple challenge, which can only be met by global agreement to replace competition with cooperation.