We should be nurturing our youngest members of society, not harshly punishing them.
US Special Operations,
World War II,
An American century of carnage and combat has yielded many lessons learned, but not, it seems, the most important one when it comes to military conflict.
It's obvious that trans visibility has progressed sufficiently that The Times would publish such an op-ed. That's a very good show of progress. The story, however, doesn't end there.
Trump is a fascist. Win or lose, he has, with the connivance of the American corporate media which has provided him with billions of earned (free) media, permanently changed the nature of American politics.
Wells Fargo Bank,
Big Banks Profits,
Wells Fargo Fraud,
Banks profit from low wages and job insecurity in more ways than the obvious. They don't just pocket the wage differential; they use the poverty-level wages and job insecurity to force employees to do unethical things they couldn't otherwise get them to do.
Dying is hard but hospital beds are fun! From Connie Lawn September, 2016 Hello friends and family. Thanks to your love, patience, and excellent care from my husband, doctors, nurses, Capitol Caring Hospice, and prayers - I am still here. That is a blessing, but I earn every...
Suspending driver's licenses takes people who are poor, and traps them in debt. It takes Americans hanging on by a thread, and robs them of their livelihoods.
Environmental groups argue that a pipeline accident could taint local water supplies. Native Americans, including the directly impacted Standing Rock Sioux, complained that the construction would disrupt sacred tribal sites.
Correct us if we’re wrong, but isn’t the vice president the first person in the presidential line of succession? We understand that Hillary Clinton isn’t dead (her illness has been downgraded to “the flu,” according to her husband), but you’d think that it would be Tim Kaine —...
How To Be Happy,
How To Find Love,
Secret To Happy Relationship,
We get to choose to believe the stories that hold us back, make us feel small and unworthy, and keep us from committing to our goals. The feeling of deserving is just that: a feeling. It is not a truth or a fact.
Keeping our republic has become the passion of millions of Americans who are convinced that their government is broken. They see a Congress captured by special interests and frustratingly unresponsive to the needs of everyday Americans. Whatever else they may disagree about, Democrats, Republicans and Independents have all arrived at the same explanation for the rot in our politics: Big Money.
As we tackle the complex issues of climate change and the impacts of our growing population, marine protected areas also remind us that we aren't powerless, that there are steps that we can and should take that have significant and positive impacts.
While some may have you believe that railroads today still use "Civil War era technology," today's network features countless components unfathomable at the time of Lincoln. From a sophisticated system in the final stages of testing that uses multidimensional ultrasonic technology to locate defects in tracks before they...
Immigration And Customs Enforcement,
Latino Voices News
The facts demonstrate that building a wall is purely a political ploy and attempt to pander to Trump's base. After all, it is a powerful hallmark of his campaign that aims to create a culture of division, based on dominance and hate.
We all have to take a role in addressing discrimination where it exists. I believe Airbnb has done that, and while the effort is still a work in progress, this work will lead to better policies and technologies that will bring us together and ultimately end discrimination.
2016 Presidential Election,
Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America,
Back To School,
Hillary Clinton 2016,
The following was adapted from a blog entry originally published on my website, Musings from the FeMOMist, on September 2, 2016. For the original version of the post, click here. After a summer of family fun, my kids both went back to school on Monday,...
Nonprofit organizations have millions of dues-paying members throughout the country supporting the fundamental bulwarks and seed corns of our beleaguered democracy.
I didn't realize how pervasive animal exploitation is in our culture until I had to become more mindful.
Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument,
President Obama announced his plans today to expand the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii. This would make the Marine Reserve the largest in the world.
Media Josh Earnest,
President Obama announced his plans at the White House today to expand the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii. This would make the Marine Reserve the largest in the world.