Honor Juneteenth by Closing the Racial Wealth Divide

Honor Juneteenth by Closing the Racial Wealth Divide

On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas. They carried some historic news: Slavery had finally and completely ended, they declared...

June 19th, 2017 |  


Opiate Action Team offers hope

Opiate Action Team offers hope

Hardly a day goes by when headlines fail to bombard readers with the latest disturbing and anguishing chronicles of overdoses, deaths and other traged...

June 17th, 2017 updated: August 9th, 2017. |  


Strip and flip: Democracy in a cage

Strip and flip: Democracy in a cage

The wound burst open in November. History, suddenly, could no longer be avoided. Reality could no longer be avoided. American democracy is flawed, pol...

June 17th, 2017 updated: August 9th, 2017. |  


Domestic Terrorism in the Age of Trump

Domestic Terrorism in the Age of Trump

Harassment, intimidation, and physical violence against religious and ethnic minorities is on the rise. And some experts worry the Trump administratio...

June 16th, 2017 |  


Mad about the Climate? Don’t Cheer Up!

Mad about the Climate? Don’t Cheer Up!

On June 1, President Trump announced that he’ll withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement. If that makes you mad, good. If tha...

June 16th, 2017 |  


Trump’s Twitter Bombs

Trump’s Twitter Bombs

Donald Trump missed his opportunity to become a General Patton-style military commander and glorious war hero back in the Vietnam era. He surely would...

June 15th, 2017 |  


LGBTQ Rights in Ohio: A Changing Landscape

LGBTQ Rights in Ohio: A Changing Landscape

Q: What has happened in Ohio to address LGBTQ rights since the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision legalizing gay marriage?A: Since the 2015 court dec...

June 14th, 2017 updated: June 14th, 2017. |  


Keeping Trump in Power: A Strange Consensus

Keeping Trump in Power: A Strange Consensus

The leaders of both parties are divided on numerous matters, but on one critical piece of business they seem united: keep Donald Trump in office.That ...

June 14th, 2017 updated: August 9th, 2017. |  


Jared Kushner’s Secrets

Jared Kushner’s Secrets

On May 30 President Trump tweeted that Russia is “laughing at the U.S.” If so, it is because the ordinary social and economic agenda of th...

June 14th, 2017 updated: August 9th, 2017. |  


National Illusions, Global Realities

National Illusions, Global Realities

For as long as they have existed, nations have clung to the illusion that their military strength guarantees their security.The problem with this kind...

June 14th, 2017 updated: August 9th, 2017. |