Lance Simmens: Gone are the days of high-level debate and compromise, gone are the days of any semblance of bipartisanship, gone are the days when patriotism dictated that the needs of the people would take precedence and prominence over partisanship.
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Vijay Prashad: The use of the word “massacre” in this report is significant; these were not clashes or conflicts, but the targeted murder of civilians who supported MAS and Morales.
Pat Elder: The nation’s top public health officials say 1 ppt of PFAS is potentially dangerous to public health. Pregnant woman in Pleasanton should be immediately warned not to drink water containing PFAS.
Margaret Kimberly: The internet is in the hands of private corporations. They decide who gets service, where they get it and at what speed. The growth of social media only exacerbated the problems of corporate control.
Communities of color, lower-income communities, and LGBTQ communities bear the brunt of this inadequate care, since they are the targets of mass incarceration.
Parveen Rao: Recent figures for the UK Parliament show that over one quarter of English adults, 28.7% in fact, are obese.
Bill Blum: None of the potential witnesses identified by Democrats could offer evidence as relevant as the President on his motives in dealing with Zelensky and ordering a hold on American aid.
Berry Craig: Donald Trump is a con artist and fake populist. He’s a shameless demagogue who panders to racism, sexism, misogyny, xenophobia, homophobia and religious bigotry. He lies nonstop, insults our democratic allies and fawns over murderous dictators, oligarchs and authoritarians.
Sharon Kyle: Aspiring to achieve solidarity takes you on a path beyond tokenism. It involves an investment in relationship building.
If you are interested in making a bet on who’s going to win, you need to understand the odds and then make a decision.
Joevren Curmi: Business involves a lot of negotiation and with someone that negotiates for a living, you can’t go wrong.