(2 comments) SHARE Tuesday, April 21, 2020 No V-shaped Recovery for 2020 College Students or Grads
A V-shaped recovery is for those who achieved a level of prosperity prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. But today's college students and recent college grads are still climbing their first hill. Debt postponement is not enough for our must needy college students and grads. For them, we need debt forgiveness and grants are required.
SHARE Saturday, April 28, 2012 Tricked Out Tunes on the Cosmic Sly: Ray Wylie Hubbard's "Grifter's Hymnal"
From the beats of the opening bar of the opening track of "Grifter's Hymnal" you can tell that Ray Wylie Hubbard is in a mood to groove right through this millennial year of long reputed doom. After all, there's nothing at risk if your gods are archaic enough to come from places that can't be undone.
SHARE Wednesday, July 21, 2010 Racism Implodes Tea Party Momentum
With the NAACP's ability to push back against Tea Party racism, is there an opportunity to build a common vision for a progressive push toward November?
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, August 21, 2008 Nationalism vs. Internationalism in S. Ossetia
Whether you look to Russia, Georgia, Poland, or the USA, the victor stands waving flags. His name is nationalism. And in the face of this victory, what are the chances that the people of the USA will be able to choose internationalism instead?
(2 comments) SHARE Saturday, August 16, 2008 Listening to Putin's "Real" Opposition
The real opposition in Russia does not belong to "liberals" says Anna Arutunyan. The Communist Party more accurately represents a popular mood. So what are the Communists saying about South Ossetia?
(2 comments) SHARE Friday, August 15, 2008 Russian Activists Speak for Peace
Statements by human rights activists in Russia may help voices of the peace in USA to find common ground for a global peace position in the Caucasus.
(3 comments) SHARE Saturday, August 9, 2008 Russia Goes for Two Georgia States
Before the propaganda machines kick into gear over the Russian military actions in the Caucasian states, voices of peace may want to consider the wishes of the people most affected by the battles.
(9 comments) SHARE Tuesday, April 8, 2008 Migrant Detention in South Texas: 'An Extreme Depressive State'
South Texas immigration attorney Jodi Goodwin agrees with a United Nations report that states: "overuse of immigration detention in the United States violates the spirit of international laws and conventions and, in many cases, also violates the actual letter of those instruments." Read the full interview with an attorney who has decades of experience with migrants in South Texas.
SHARE Sunday, March 23, 2008 What Happened to Rev. Wright's Religious Freedom?
Sen. Barack Obama's 'race speech' continued to presume that Rev. Jeremiah Wright deserves no special consideration on grounds of religious freedom. On Easter Sunday, perhaps, Americans will want to consider whether the pulpit at church deserves any special respect.