The First Lady and Sotomayor’s families and communities maintained their dignity, ambition and strength during difficult times. That these women retained their ethnic pride, as did most people in the communities, should not come as a surprise.
Peter Laarman: With Pride month upon us, I want to call out what should be recognized as the Gay Shame in the persistence of so much racism—and classism—within the “community.”
Gareth Porter: Tulsi Gabbard’s “Stop Arming Terrorists Act” challenges for the first time in Congress a U.S. policy toward the conflict in the Syrian civil war that should have set off alarm bells long ago.
Treva Brandon Scharf: You’d think bleak thoughts and fearing the worst would be counterproductive when it comes to health and wellness, but as studies show, negative thinking can work in your favor.