October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Dwarfed by the enormous outpouring for breast cancer awareness month, it receives attention largely from survivors, advocates and activists.
Maybe half a million dead, half a country — 10 million people — displaced from their homes, jettisoned onto the mercy of the world.
Wasted money, wasted lives, or maybe both. That’s the promise of increased military spending.
It seems that some who have the ears of U.S. elite decision-makers are at least shifting away from wishing to provoke wars with Russia and China. In recent articles, Zbigniew Brzezinski and Thomas Graham, two architects of the U.S. Cold War with Russia, have acknowledged that the era of uncontested U.S. global imperialism is coming…
How is it acceptable or legitimate for anyone to have the power to decide whether our civilization continues, or whether other species survive?
Today’s instant flashing of lurid news scenes makes it appear that terrible killings are everywhere — but it’s misleading. All statistics show a clear decline in savagery. Humanity is kinder and fairer than before.
Rights. We are inundated with a great deal of loose talk about “rights.” What sorts of them?
The issues surrounding the Buffalo National River and a nearby 6,500 hog farm that was built in a fragile watershed environment keep coming.
Although the Sanders forces didn’t obtain all they wanted in their negotiations with the Clinton campaign, they did secure an avant garde platform.
Donald Trump’s wobbliness with facts underlines America’s need for objectivity as a value ripe for renewal.