We're Failing the U.S. Citizens of Puerto Rico
Wanting your legal rights as citizens in the form of federal government aid in a natural disaster isn't wanting "everything done for you." It's what we all expect, and should expect, as citizens of this nation. America shouldn't let down our citizens in Puerto Rico. We must help them in this crisis.
Saturday, August 19, 2017(3 comments)
It's Not About "White Culture"
America has never been a white country. It was once entirely populated with Native Americans. Then the first Europeans arrived, and they soon brought the first enslaved Africans. Don't believe the lies of white nationalists who say they simply want to celebrate white culture. There's no way to march with KKK members and Nazi flags in a non-hateful way.
Saturday, July 15, 2017(1 comments)
Is This How the World Sees America Now?
Trump "craves power because it burnishes his celebrity." Trump has shown little shame in making hateful remarks that would embarrass any other leader, from making fun of a disabled journalist to bragging about sexually assaulting women.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Gutting Climate Protections Won't Bring Back Coal Jobs
Trump's killing of the Clean Power Plan is a handout to dirty industry with no regard for the well-being of coal miners. And it's putting us even further behind in our efforts to leave the next generation a habitable planet. A better leader would find a way to promote clean forms of energy while simultaneously creating good jobs for Americans.
Al Gore Can Have His Meat and Eat It Too
I asked Al Gore about the role of meat in global warming. His answer was honest, but it was only the start of a conversation that must continue about the role of sustainable agriculture in the fight against global warming.