After the congressman told me I do not understand "the process," I had to tell him the obvious: "Excuses about process are not very compelling. Either you break through and get your bill on the floor or you don't." He once again shook his head at me, his eyes squinting as if at any moment he would punch me in the mouth.
For far too long, the state of South Dakota was unnecessarily and illegally breaking up Indian families with impunity in sham judicial proceedings. Judge Viken's ruling should help keep this from happening in the future.
Through befriending ambiguity, we become more aware of the possibilities available to us. And the more we understand the range of choices we have, the better our choices will be.
More than 200 cities will see strikes today. Tens of thousands of people will join in and express their support. They are people like you.
The "fight for $15" matters -- because the lives of working people matter, and because the success of this effort will help strengthen the American economy for everyone. But the significance of April 15's action runs even deeper than that.
Simply put, we have the knowledge, the medical talent and technology to really help our veterans. I am proposing that we create our own version of a PAC and call it a MAC (Mindfulness Action Committee) that puts money to good use and leads to health and prosperity for our veterans.
Until D.C.s mental health system can truly operate as a system, thousands of kids like Latisha will continue to fall through the cracks. Ultimately, if not enough progress is made on childhood mental health, Mayor Bowser risks not making progress on homelessness, improving schools, and in so many other areas she has on her agenda.