December 4, 2019 | For me, it’s a gateway to pain relief. For others, its prohibition is a gateway to mass incarceration.
Articles by Jill Richardson
November 20, 2019 | Racism means a lot more than using slurs or feeling hatred. Yet even in these narrow terms, Trump fits the bill.
November 13, 2019 | The EPA wants to ban research that doesn’t violate the privacy of its subjects. That means less science — and fewer rules for polluters.
October 30, 2019 | California’s wildfires and blackouts show the dangers of entrusting our power to for-profit corporations.
October 23, 2019 | Women who accuse powerful men of assault often endure harassment and threats. The men get comfy TV interviews.
October 16, 2019 | Before I came out, I thought it was normal to “debate” our right to marry or hold a job. Now I know it’s not — at all.
October 9, 2019 | A recent uproar on my campus reveals the pain young people of color feel at being treated like “others.”
October 2, 2019 | Either our system is going to break, or Trump’s finally going to fail. It’s an exhausting drama.
September 18, 2019 | Trump's environmental policies are a daily slog of bad news, but committed activists are slowly changing the story.
September 11, 2019 | Polluting industries want you to think the climate crisis is your fault, not theirs.
September 4, 2019 | The Trump administration is moving money away from disaster relief to lock up more immigrants.
August 28, 2019 | What’s the most effective response when someone around you says something offensive?
August 21, 2019 | As a teacher, I want my students to have the same opportunity to level the playing field I did.
August 13, 2019 | From the colonial era to the El Paso shooting, the social impact of race is enormous.
July 31, 2019 | Food stamps helped me get back on my feet during a tough time. Cutting them is lose-lose.