Revolutionary Pope Prop 13 Revisions Racial Profiling Bill curt flood Scalia on California Black Churches Burn Evangelicals Love Guns Rachel Dolezal Deception Marriage Equality Victory Obama Passes Tpp

Elections and Campaigns

not trusting hillary

Not Trusting Hillary

Michael Hertz: My thinking about you, your history and your ideals, while very positive prior to a few years ago, has turned more and more negative. I don’t think I’m alone in that.

Obama Slams Progressives

Could Obama Sink 2016 Dem Hopes?

Brent Budowksy: Obama continues to periodically lapse into ridicule and derision of liberals and labor, as he did during the recent trade debate.

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LGBTQ Rights

Marriage Equality Evolution

Marriage Equality as Evolution

Rosemary Joyce: The legal debates about marriage equality, in California, in other states, and in Washington, have consistently highlighted the indignities that anti-marriage equality arguments introduced.

Spirituality

Evangelicals Love Guns

Guns and the Godly

Lawrence Wittner: If gun murders simply reflect a turning away from God, though, it’s hard to understand why gun violence is so much more prevalent in the United States than in other economically developed countries.

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Immigration Reform

ICE Plays Name Game -- Jennie Pasquarella

ICE Plays Name Game

Jennie Pasquarella: ICE has not corrected the fundamental failings of the immigration detainer, which makes compliance with it unconstitutional.

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Social Justice

Black Churches Burn

As Black Churches Burn

David Love: The recent rash of black church burnings have many African-Americans wondering if this marks a resurgence of the nation’s original terrorists — white supremacists.

Rachel Dolezal Deception

Rachel Dolezal’s Deception?

Stephanie Jones-Rogers: The truth is that, for most of our nation’s history, many of the people who we consider to be “white” today, would be “colored,” “Negro,” or “black” in times past.

argument for reparations

An Argument for Reparations

Robert Gordh: If discrimination completely disappeared, immense gaps of inequality would still yawn between the levels of well being for whites and blacks in important areas of life, including, but not confined to, economics, health, education, and criminal justice.

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Economic Justice

Greek Austerity Vote

Human Misery vs. Profits: What’s Happening in Greece

Larry Wines: The outcome of Sunday’s referendum by the people of Greece could create an earthquake. It could be the first time that ordinary people say “Oxi,” and “No,” and “Non,” and “Nyet” to the banksters and the 1%ers.

Revolutionary Pope

The Revolutionary Pope

Ellen Brown: The strategy for real change called for by Pope Francis can be furthered with government-issued money of the sort originated by the American colonists, augmented by a network of publicly-owned banks of the sort established by the Order of St. Francis in the Middle Ages.

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Education

Business School Grads

The Business of Wall Street

Walter Brasch: Why these people earn 6, 7- and 8-figure incomes is because business and the greed for piling up stock options, not service to mankind, dominates the American workforce.

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War & Peace

Guantanamo Diary

Before the Dawn 

Kathy Kelly: For now, it remains a blessing to work alongside people awake together, even in darkness, working to face burdens with kindness, ready to join with kindred spirits near and far, faces aglow with precious glimmers of a coming day.

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Foreign Policy

Obama Passes Tpp

Connect the Dots: Congress Waves Goodbye

Lila Garrett: And so, boys and girls, those 545 subjects—who, by the way, were elected by we the people to represent us—threw in the towel and handed our future, our health, our happiness to the master of all he surveys. Barack Obama.

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