I’m your American flag

I’m your American flag

I’ve been to the moon. I’ve been burned. But more often I’m honored. I’m your American flag.With thirteen stars for colonies c...

June 7th, 2017 |  


Anti-Science Trumps Climate Change

Anti-Science Trumps Climate Change

True to form, President Trump has pulled the US out of the Paris accord on climate change, joining Syria and Nicaragua as the only non-participating s...

June 7th, 2017 |  


Making NAFTA Worse

Making NAFTA Worse

Like rose blossoms, a politician’s promises can be beautiful when they burst into full, glorious bloom — only to fade over time and, petal...

June 7th, 2017 |  



CNN correct to can chatty Kathy

CNN correct to can chatty Kathy

We applaud CNN’s recent firing of occasional commentator Kathy Griffin, not because of her liberal views nor for her humor, but for her poor jud...

June 7th, 2017 |  


The Problem with Dividing ‘Good Muslims’ from ‘Bad Muslims’

The Problem with Dividing ‘Good Muslims’ from ‘Bad Muslims’

All right, America. We need to have a talk.The president recently returned from Saudi Arabia, where he gave his Muslim hosts a speech about the threat...

June 7th, 2017 |  


The Great Local News Heist

The Great Local News Heist

If you turn on your local evening news, you may not notice anything out of the ordinary. But if you change the channel, you’ll think you’v...

June 7th, 2017 |  


A Feminist Perspective on Trumpcare

A Feminist Perspective on Trumpcare

Although the American Health Care Act (AHCA) of 2017 is rife with problems, one of the most disturbing is its shocking gender bias. But why should we ...

June 6th, 2017 |  


The ‘Why’ Behind Bad Grades

The ‘Why’ Behind Bad Grades

The end of the school year has a tendency to bring crises to my attention.I’m a graduate teaching assistant, which means I have more face-to-fac...

June 6th, 2017 |  


Students Should Get Last Word on Speakers

Students Should Get Last Word on Speakers

“Don’t let complexity stop you,” Bill Gates once told graduating Harvard seniors. “Be activists. Take on the big inequities. I...

June 5th, 2017 |  


A Call to Mobilize the Nation over the Next 18 Months

A Call to Mobilize the Nation over the Next 18 Months

While the media and the nation sit transfixed over the Trump scandals and attacks on democracy, those of us who work for justice and peace know that w...

June 3rd, 2017 |