Voices for Change

Trump’s epic budget swindle

Only a politician who thinks his supporters will never figure out how he scammed them would attempt such an epic betrayal. And perhaps that is the worst insult of all.

Making America meaner

A president contributes to setting the norms of our society. Trump is setting them at a new low.

Why Trumpcare is giving Senate Republicans heartburn

Senate Republicans won’t get near a single payer. So they’ll have to strengthen the Affordable Care Act.

What is worse than being poor?

What's the matter with school boards and lawmakers who are either allowing or directly causing this abuse?

Let the media coverage of Manchester victims be a model for all young victims...

“These terrorist attacks are not confined to Europe. They take place every single day in Iraq, in Syria, in Afghanistan, in Pakistan and Yemen, Bahrain.”

Using lunch to punish the poor

Nearly half of American school districts shame and stigmatize kids whose parents can't afford school lunches.

Trump’s apology tour

Trump's version of making up with Muslims apparently involves selling $110 billion worth of arms to the most reactionary Muslim country on the planet.

Trump’s cruel and deviant budget

Trump’s budget celebrates a cruel and virulent form of individualism – much like Trump himself.

They’re talking a better game, but will the Democrats fight?

Although it may make some conflict-avoidant Democrats uncomfortable to admit it, they – and all of us – have a war to win.

What a wonderful world

A system produces leaders who reflect the dominant values of its components.

The death of the republic

The relationship between the state and the citizen who is watched constantly is one of master and slave.

Why were the Saudi streets so quiet?

While Mexicans pour out on the streets to protest Trump’s anti-immigrant policies, there was nary a Saudi protester chanting “Trump: Go home.”

How we can get Walmart’s $237-million-man to pay his own freight

Pay-ratio taxes just might help bring that “collective happiness” a little closer.

Europe’s view of Trump

Anti-Trump sentiment is even stronger in Europe than it is in the U.S.

Stop blaming workers, the bosses made this mess

Immigration reform cannot be separated from labor and trade reform. We can't fix the former without dealing with the other two.

Trump’s Saudi trip should not be to clinch arms deal but to end Yemen...

Trump should use his trip to put a halt to weapons sales and press the Saudis to sit with neighboring countries to find new political solutions.

The tragedy of forced displacement

The solutions to this major crisis, and indeed many of our problems, would naturally flow from the recognition of the fact that we are brothers and sisters of one humanity.

The Bradley Foundation’s secret war on gay marriage and liberal sex

The Bradley Foundation thinks it can use money to “reshape” a nation’s thinking about marriage and family.

Donald Trump’s high crimes and misdemeanors

But what if Donald Trump were actually held responsible for real crimes?