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Juneteenth Day is a celebration and a call to bend that moral arc once again

In his Juneteenth Day proclamation, California Governor Gavin Newsom started with a little history about why June 19 is credited as “Juneteenth Day.” The place where Union General Gordon Granger announced to the slaves of Galveston, TX that all slaves […]

Juneteenth Day is a celebration and a call to bend that moral arc once again

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In his Juneteenth Day proclamation, California Governor Gavin Newsom started with a little history about why June 19 is credited as “Juneteenth Day.” The place where Union General Gordon Granger announced to the slaves of Galveston, TX that all slaves […]

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Protesting and the coronavirus continue and infections start to spike again

Every day we’re confronted with a new low from Donald J. Trump and his administration, with corresponding insanity from his followers on social media. American taxpayers had to shell out

Dr. Trump and other COVID thoughts

Our maskless leader wants us to think of him as a wartime president while he tackles the coronavirus epidemic. However, there is a big difference between being a wartime

Coronavirus gives the planet a break on Earth Day

As we get into May we will see states begin to lift stay-at-home rules, with some restrictions. Non-essential businesses will be allowed to reopen, places like barber shops, hairdressers,

COVID-19 exposes the selfishness of the death penalty

Capital punishment has always been perverse, but during our country’s struggle with the coronavirus, its selfishness sticks out like a sneeze, its sickly aerosols joining racism, classism, and festering immorality — all the

Stacey Newton answers the questions

It’s uncommon for actresses to also have success as screen writers. It’s even more uncommon for them to be successful novelists. Such is the case of Stacey Newton, a

Coronavirus update: We are still at the beginning of this crisis

In the style of Republicans everywhere, the Trump Administration has put restrictions on who will get those stimulus checks. Cut out of the mix: seniors on Social Security that

Death penalty horror: Stark disparities in media and activist attention

On November 12, intrepid abolitionist Sister Helen Prejean tweeted to her legions of followers: “What do Sen. Ted Cruz, Gigi Hadid, Kim Kardashian, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and me all

AOC top 10 controversial comments

WASHINGTON – Since her election to Congress last year, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) has made a number of questionable comments and has become a lightning rod for conservative criticism. Below are

No War With Iran Caucus is launched today in Congress

A new caucus in Congress has been formed, the NWIC, or No War With Iran Caucus. Two California representatives, Barbara Lee and Maxine Waters, join Jan Schakowsky of Illinois,

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