Keeping hope alive as Hope walks away

Through all of the weird machinations of her boss and his administration, Hope Hicks has been labeled the “glue” holding things together at the...

Janus case continues attack on workers

The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard arguments in the case of Janus v. AFSCME. The case is the culmination of a concerted right-wing attack on...

Toward a multiracial youth coalition

One cannot help but be riveted by the outstanding response from the young survivors of the carnage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in...

Valentine’s Day ‘hopes and prayers’

On most Valentine’s Day, schools are draped in red streamers. Red and pink hearts dot the campus and cards are exchanged by students. It’s...

NFL marred by controversy

This season, I took a complete break from watching the National Football League and missed the Super Bowl game entirely. While the coup de...

North Korea diplomacy is an opening, not a surrender

The picture of Vice President Mike Pence standing stiffly next to the trusted younger sister of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un at the Olympics...

A statue for Marion Barry and for us

Marion Barry, Jr. was the longest-serving mayor of Washington, D.C. The people and the pundits of Washington gave him the moniker “Mayor for Life”...

Dems oppose parade, but not the ‘Warfare State’

Donald Trump wants a giant military parade. Predictably a chorus of Democrats panned the idea. Their reasons are all sensible enough. But most of all,...

What’s next after Trump’s parade?

Our 45th president wants a parade in November, probably before the midterm elections, as a way of mobilizing his base and glorifying himself more...

Here’s my case for outrage

Those of my generation have always known the threat of nuclear war. We were Cold War Babies. We were born while this nation was...

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