(9 comments) SHARE Friday, September 30, 2016 Ending Education Inequality and Saving Public Schools
The full integration of students of all races and all socioeconomic strata and the end of private and charter schools could preserve public education and bring equal opportunities to all students.
(9 comments) SHARE Sunday, October 4, 2015 GMO Propaganda and the Sociology of Science
The rhetoric behind characterizing anyone who questions the safety of GMO technology as anti-science is the new brilliant marketing strategy by an industry facing public backlash. But banning the labeling of GMO foods, which the U.S. Congress may do, is what is really anti-science.
(4 comments) SHARE Monday, December 8, 2014 The (White) Right to Anger
People of color face myriad burdens that white folks could never imagine - one of which is the need to suppress their normal human emotions in the face of injustice, in order to appease white folks.
(1 comments) SHARE Friday, November 7, 2014 Dying Too Soon: Why Children Need the Precautionary Principle
Lost amid the heart-wrenching human-interest stories of these young women dying of brain cancer is the big question that needs to be asked: Why are these young women dying of brain cancer and what can be done about it? Could cell phones be implicated?
(3 comments) SHARE Sunday, April 20, 2014 The Problem of Wealth
Income inequality has emerged as a common talking point in the media, but why is there so much wealth in so few hands, and what might be done about it?
(2 comments) SHARE Sunday, May 6, 2012 "Licensed to Ill"
The randomness of cancer is highly overstated. We who suffer it are victims of a toxic environment created by an utterly toxic culture. We continually ignore the environmental causes of cancer, much to our own peril.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, October 17, 2011 From Me Culture to We Culture: There is an Alternative
It is high time that we establish an alternative system that focuses on the needs of "we" rather than the wants of "me." The occupy movement may be the beginning of this paradigmatic and systemic change.
(12 comments) SHARE Friday, August 26, 2011 More Jobs are Not the Solution; the Earth Needs Fewer
Talk of saving our economy by creating jobs has been rampant in liberal and progressive circles, but it wholly neglects ecological concerns. Creating more jobs is an environmentally unsustainable solution to our current predicament; providing jobs with a living wage could be the answer.
(20 comments) SHARE Wednesday, August 3, 2011 Enough Equivocation: Obama and His Democratic Comrades are Right-Wing Republicans
President Obama, much like Clinton before him, may speak the rhetoric of a liberal, but his policies belie his words. He has proven himself from day one to be nothing more than a neoliberal Republican, and it is high time - in light of the recent charade of the debt ceiling "crisis" - that the media and the public admit this fact.