Joseph Maizlish: What lies behind and beneath the desperate stigmatization and economic and psychological exploitation — so desperate that the stigmatization is supported by violence?
Archives for March 8, 2018
Hans Johnson and Karen Suarez: Senator Feinstein has secured votes in an often closely divided Senate by courting conservative colleagues when she can. Unequivocal defiance, the posture du jour of the Trump era, is not her style. That has drawn criticism from some Democrats, including her main challenger, state Senator Kevin de Leon.
WJ Astore: President Trump has argued that select teachers be armed – following the NRA’s theory that a good man with a gun is the best insurance against a bad man with a gun. It’s a crazy idea, but we live in a crazy country.
Peter Laarman: Those who read Loaded will be able to see that the “irrationality” of things like open-carry laws and widespread resistance to gun safety measures become entirely comprehensible when viewed within the overall trajectory of a religiously-infused American Exceptionalism.
Jennie Pasquarella: Sessions claims that the lawsuit seeks to uphold the rule of law. But the reverse is true. The administration’s policies are grounded in a fundamental disregard for the basic tenets of our constitutional system.