Practicing Subsidized Un-Medicine

Subsidized Medicine

-+*Walter Brasch: A newspaper clipping revealed that Congress approved $90 billion over the next decade to assist farmers whose crops didn’t yield previous production quotas. It was a sleight-of-hand change from a program that gave farmers subsidies not to grow certain crops.

The Language of Anti-Racism

Ending White Supremacy

-+*Scot Nakagawa: American history revolves around the story of the exploitation and exclusion of Black people. We live in denial of this reality at our own great peril.

California, Golden State: Poorest of All

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-+*Keith Griffith: It has the Silicon Valley, Hollywood and Napa Valley wineries. It has something else, according to the Census Bureau. It’s the poorest state in the world’s largest economy.

Where the Dangers Lie

Failed America Wars

-+*W.D. Ehrhart: We seem to remain, as a people, as gullible as ever, once again stampeded into winless war by leaders so besotted by the hammer of American military might that they persist in seeing every problem in the world as a nail.

Turning The Page: October 25th

Criminal Justice Reform Rally

-+*Peter Laarman: Prominent area political leaders will headline a special event to be held at Holman United Methodist Church on the afternoon of Saturday, Oct. 25—just ten days before the Nov. 4 general election.

Lessons from an Epidemic

Ebola Epidemic Hits America

-+*Dan Farber: It’s time to take a hard look at the adequacy of the entire public health system and its ability to respond to global health emergencies.