WJ Astore: Imagine, for a moment, a truly progressive woman as president of the United States, one who has the courage of her convictions, one committed to fairness and equity in society, one untainted by big money.
Cheryl Dorsey: Jorge Urquijo and Frank Cabibi both admitted during their depositions that neither had interviewed me on the charges for which I had been terminated, yet both signed off.
Richard Greeman: The issues at Columbia crystallized major problems that were national – even international – questions of racism, the imperialist war in Vietnam, and what became known as the youth revolt or student rebellion.
Peter Bibring: Sheriff Youngblood’s comments show what families and communities affected by police violence already know: There is little recourse for victims of police shootings and little incentive for officers and police departments to change.
Lance Simmens: Trump lives and operates in a zero-sum world. You are either with him or against him. In a world where win-win situations are optimal he views them as weakness.
Tom Hastings: Pruitt was basically installed by Trump as head of the Environmental Protection Agency with a stated mission to undermine, subvert, and reverse the EPA core mission.
Anastasia Bernoulli: Within my lifetime, the line between journalism and farce has become so blurred that people seem to have no idea what to believe anymore, and conspiracy theories have taken over.
Lance Simmens: At the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston I had the honor of escorting the members of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party on stage forty years after they had been denied to be credentialed delegates at the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City.
Dan Embree: “First, we’ll have a parade. All wars start with a parade. These guys march, and those guys ride horses. I’ll be on a horse.”
Joe Mathews: Civic leaders’ fantastical claims of water self-sufficiency may endager Southern California’s real water supplies.
Bruce Lerro: Most people who support the Democratic Party don’t really consider the party as it actually is, but how they imagine is should be.
Robert Reich: For Ingraham and Fox News, such cruel, ad-hominem attacks are typical. Vitriol helps boost ratings. After all, Fox is a central part of Donald Trump’s America. And Trump, like Fox News, has made bullying and humiliating people into an art form.
Mark Naison: The percentage of Black teachers in US schools has gone down dramatically, test-based school closings have destabilized neighborhoods, teacher morale has plummeted, teacher shortages plague many states, and stress levels among the nation’s students have risen to dangerous levels.