What Kevin Alexander Gray taught me
The late civil rights activist and author didn’t let elected officials off the hook, no matter how liberal. He understood the importance of intersectionality and what it takes to achieve progressive change.
‘Class war’ erupts at hearing as union leader and GOP senator...
Bernie Sanders declared at the conclusion of Wednesday's hearing that "there's a class war going on whether we want to recognize it or not."
Why student debt cancellation is reasonable, not radical
The right has narrowed the parameters of discussion on student debt forgiveness, and President Biden is not fighting back aggressively enough. We should, in fact, center the idea of fairness in this debate.
How GOP lawmakers are putting teen workers in harm’s way
“Why would you want to weaken the law when you can see companies already taking advantage?”
How Howard Schultz made Starbucks the poster child of corporate abuse
The billionaire CEO returned to Starbucks to curb union activity. His union busting has been so egregious that the company’s already poor reputation is now in tatters.
Four corrosive ‘bad myths’ batter America until unifying ‘good myths’ regain...
History depicts the battle between “bad myths” that divide, even destroy, vs the “good myths” that speak to the grandeur of the American experiment.
Asking the oppressed to be nonviolent is an impossible standard that...
"Only after the threat of black violence emerged did civil rights legislation move to the forefront of the national agenda."
A realistic ‘energy transition’ is to get better at using less...
Being an early adopter of solar technology has given me personal insight into some of the practical limitations and difficulties of the energy transition.
How books can be used to build up America or to...
The assault on classroom libraries represents one front in DeSantis’s scorched-earth campaign to divide communities and marginalize certain Americans.
Behold, the new GOP culture wars
The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.