Opinion

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Petition campaign launched to halt South Dakota genocide of Native people

As part of a new campaign to stop the genocide of Native American people in South Dakota, the Lakota People's Law Project has initiated the Campaign to Free Lakota Children with a national petition.

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Are Missouri Republicans insane?

Well, when it comes to Medicaid expansion they just might be. I ask because, who in their right mind rejects billions of dollars in federal funding?

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Connecticut GOP Senate hopeful a threat to kids

Our kids can't vote on Nov. 6. But we can.

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Under Ryan budget, a living hell awaits the unborn

Creative Commons 3.0It's curious how those Republicans who preach "right to life" for the unborn are willing to make life a living hell for the newly born.

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Death of Maurice Sendak brings out a flood of commentary

As soon as the news of Maurice Sendak's death was announced, social media was flooded with comments from generations of readers, parents, and librarians.

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Fast food blues

Not only is fast food bad for your physical health but there is mounting scientific evidence that your mental health also suffers.

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Bread and Roses struggle continues

This morning in Lawrence, Massachusetts, the local high school Girl's Ensemble was scheduled to sing "The Internationale" at City Hall.

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Startling facts about infanticide and mothers

A disturbing study finds that killing of newborn babies in some parts of France is five times more frequent than official estimates had expected - but why?

Cheers and jeers, from the Gulf to the Vatican

A lot of jeers - for BP, CEOs and Vatican officials - and some cheers too.

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A cold, grim look at life in Ozarks

Movie review: Debra Granik's "Winter's Bone" takes viewers to the dark, shady, shadowy and sinister world of meth labs in Ozarks.

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