Environment and Health
Most Americans Support Abortion Rights. Do Your Leaders?
Now’s a good time to search out their position. If they oppose your fundamental rights, then it’s your right to send them packing.
To Defend Our Rights, Defend Our Democracy
The attack on abortion rights is part of a bigger campaign against democracy. The late John Lewis offers a model to overcome it.
An Ugly New Era of “States’ Rights”
Giving extreme new powers to autocratic, gerrymandered, and unaccountable state governments is not democracy.
Do Fear the Reaper
He’ll come for every right, eventually.
A Pastor Marches for a Moral Economy
The Poor People’s Campaign marched on Washington to demand action on poverty. Here’s why one pastor joined them.
Only in Top Gun Can the Military Solve All Our Problems
In real life, plowing money into shiny fighter jets while Americans struggle and the climate burns makes us less safe.
We Are Failing Survivors of Domestic Violence
I serve domestic violence survivors as a social worker. The toxic public shaming of Amber Heard will discourage some from ever speaking up.
We’ll All Need Home Care Someday
And many of us, like my son, need it today. What will it take for our leaders to invest in it?
It’s Time to Stop Profiteering at the Pump
High gas prices, climate change, and the war in Ukraine share a common cause.
A Pandemic of the Poor
As we mark 1 million COVID-19 deaths, Americans in poorer counties have died at double the rate of wealthier counties.