Resisting the Politics of Fear

Resisting the Politics of Fear

Some time ago I attended a “know your rights” workshop sponsored by an immigration rights organization near my home in Los Angeles. The at...

May 18th, 2017 |  


North Korean leader must go

North Korean leader must go

As news reports surface of yet another missile test by North Korea, the United States must consider increased pressure on the regime of Kim Jong Un.Th...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

From our nation’s porous borders to our emergency rooms and doctors’ offices, the opioid epidemic is among the most complex and multifacet...

May 18th, 2017 |  



Workshop a waste of taxpayer dollars

Workshop a waste of taxpayer dollars

This letter is in response to the Board of Elections workshop to assist candidates in being successful in getting on the ballot. What a ridiculous was...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Get our priorities straight

Get our priorities straight

One of the discussion points on President Trump’s budget proposal is how it will affect Meals on Wheels. It’s true, that the federal fundi...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Budget: Trumpian kleptocracy

Budget: Trumpian kleptocracy

The Trump budget is pure profit for Pentagon corporate contractors. The Trump tax “reform” is massive tax cuts for the rich. Really? We ar...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Syria’s Guilt

Syria’s Guilt

On April 4 chemical weapons were used in an attack on the Syrian city of Khan Sheikhoun in which about 80 people were killed and several hundred wound...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Wherever it rains in the US

Wherever it rains in the US

Media recollections of the 1986 Chernobyl catastrophe almost always minimize its global impact. A New York Times editorial last Dec. described the Apr...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Let’s Face It: The Coal Industry Is a Job Killer

Let’s Face It: The Coal Industry Is a Job Killer

When Donald Trump announced he was rolling back the Obama administration’s signature climate rules this spring, he invited coal miners to share ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Why Scientists Marched

Why Scientists Marched

Hundreds of thousands of scientists and their supporters recently took to the streets, marching in favor of science-based policies. How did our scienc...

May 16th, 2017 |