The tide is starting to turn, and we can be hopeful that 2014 will truly be a Year of Action for democratic and progressive victories. Here are five reasons why.
We usually think of violence as something that is abrupt and explosive - a bomb going off, a bullet finding its mark. But there is another kind of violence that is increasing worldwide.
I was 16 years old when I first heard Pete Seeger at a concert in Detroit.
What Sherman said wasn't gracious to his defeated opponent, but it was by no means out of bounds, nothing that would warrant the controversy that followed.
The world is mourning the death of Pete Seeger, the lanky folksinger with a banjo, who proved in his 94 years the awesome power of song as a force for revolutionary change.
After decades of struggle, Camp died Dec. 27, 2013 on tribal land in White Eagle, Okla. He was 72.
"I was doing my usual daily routine, putting the letters into their slots so they would be in order for delivery that day; then I hear it: Pop Pop Pop!"
We add our voice to the many calling for clemency for Edward Snowden, the whistle-blower who exposed the National Security Agency's massive domestic spying program.
My impression of such treatment centers was quite negative. Then I was a patient in one.
Television series, as of late, have taken risks, made leaps in creative writing, and even moved beyond cable TV.