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I'm a retired public health worker focused these days on supporting a variety of progressive issues, such as criminal justice reform, energy efficiency, environmental protection, universal health care, civil rights, and worldwide peace and respect. I have a BA in Psychology and an MA from the Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs.
(1 comments) SHARE Friday, November 19, 2010 It's the Economic Collapse, and We're Not Stupid
The message in the November 2 election came not from the voters, but from the pain of the nonvoters. Turnout temporarily gave the Republicans a gain, but the country still favors progressive public policy. Those nonvoters will be back.
SHARE Wednesday, October 27, 2010 Please, Young Folk, Do Vote
A plea for young voters to turn out and vote like they did in 2008. The difference between Democrats and Republicans is a generational divide, with Democrats looking to the future.
(27 comments) SHARE Monday, July 19, 2010 Crime and Immigration Reform
A review of crime as it relates to immigration reform pointing out that the much hyped border crime wave does not exist and what crime there is is not associated with undocumented immigrants.
(14 comments) SHARE Sunday, May 9, 2010 Does the ultra-right carry water for the ultra-rich?
How and why the "tea partiers," libertarians and conservative republicans support the agenda of corporate wealth. How they are more like the secessionist southerners than the revolutionary patriots they claim.