It’s time to exonerate the Groveland Four

Despite Groveland becoming a beacon of light for black residents, local law enforcement had become known for their brutality toward the black community.


New York: I do mind laughing

Are we supposed to laugh because Donald Trump is so uncreatively mean? Or that he still maintains that the President was born out of the country?


2015: Not your usual "off year" election

The leaves are turning and cooler temperatures are beginning to prevail - it's election time.


Homicides and violence: Moral crisis for our nation

The people's movement must make ending homicides and institutionalized racism a central aspect in the elections and beyond.


Pope Francis offers the world a prophetic voice

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.


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?


Julian Bond, civil rights leader, dies at 75

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.


The left’s challenge: facing institutional and individual racism

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.


A Middle East nuclear weapon-free zone: a vital next step

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.

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