Robin Lakoff: Once upon a time, when women, African Americans, and Latinos were unable to vote, it was safe to demean and insult them to beef up the egos of those who could. That time is no more.
Charley James: The nonsense Romney spouts as factual would be breathtaking if it was not so scary and he weren’t running for president.
he America described in my article, “The American Dream: A Dream Deferred but Not Forever” is not the America of this piece. This post is about another America. In this America the citizenry believes that health care is a right for those who can afford to pay for it. In this America, even if the […]
Randy Shaw: Many white Americans yearn for the days when racism was not “an issue.” White attitudes toward George Zimmerman’s actions confirm this.
Bill Fletcher: The “circle of clowns” of Republican candidates seems increasingly intent on proving that they are the voices of ignorance, fear and irrationalism. I cannot get over it.
Ruth Rosen: What neither side wants to say is that this is a counter-reformation, an attempt to return women to the early 1960s, before birth control pill existed and the Supreme Court established the right of contraception in the United States.
Friday Feedback: The idiocy of thinking that our species can continue to multiply on a globe of limited size seems a rather simple concept to get, which involves all of our survival.
Nomiki Konst and Lindsay Bubar: In 2012, women are seeing vicious attacks on basic (some might say “unalienable”) rights. How did this happen? How, in the 21st century, are we having conversations that move the debate further away from equality?