Rights and Democracy
Three white Jeopardy contestants recently thought reparations had already been paid. It made me feel strangely optimistic.
The past year has laid waste to the arguments behind “trickle down” theory. Instead, let’s have wealth “percolate up.”
My faith teaches me to stand with the marginalized, whose voting rights are now under sustained assault.
All we’re asking is for the same rights and protections other workers enjoy.
People escaping violence have a right to seek safety. If they can’t, that’s the real crisis.
One of Chauvin’s charges is “involuntary” manslaughter. Sorry, but what about his actions was involuntary?
Republican officials no longer support democracy — and they aren’t bothering to hide it.
On the one hand, conservatives complain about “cancel culture.” On the other, they slash budgets for schools that teach “social justice.”
Care workers are more essential than ever, but most don’t get a living wage or even a single sick day. It’s time to fix that.
After four years of putting the wealthy first, we need office holders who bring “real people” experience to policy making.