At the urgings of those few that know my circumstances, it is with great embarrassment and humility that I admit that I bought the ingredients for my original prize-winning recipe and testings using my SNAP (food stamp) benefits.
How Tornadoes ARE Influenced By Climate Change Tornadoes ARE influenced by climate change, despite a recent, misinformed New York Times Op-ed. Grante...
This week I visited the National Mall and walked into a tent with a sign that said "Day 9 of Fasting." Inside sat a group of advocates who have been fasting to draw attention to the impact of our broken immigration system. Sometimes the quietest acts of protest can be the most powerful.
Edward H. Jurith, a key figure in American drug policy making since the 1980s, died peacefully at home in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, November 9, 2013. Ed has been my friend since 1981.
There's an old adage in politics that the way to win political struggles is to "bring a gun to a knife fight." If this imagery isn't violent enough for you, the subject on the table now is whether Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is considering what is called the "nuclear option."
In order to "deserve victory" Democrats must demonstrate they have the political will, and the discipline, to fix our nation's economic problems; and to create real job opportunities for millions of low and middle class young adults.
Kennedy provided Obama with a roadmap on how an ambitious but untested young senator can use the Senate as a forum, a platform, and finally as a launching pad, to win the presidency. Others in the future, no doubt, will try to follow that same path.
This fast isn't about us. We're fasting because people are suffering and dying from the impacts of climate change, in the Philippines and all over the world. We're fasting because we can't wait any longer to act.
It's obvious at this point that the gun lobby is doing everything in its ability to kick the can down the road. But as we have seen, time and time again, the issue is not going anywhere.
Big Pharma has a new tool to make turbo-charged profits and insulate itself from efforts to rein in skyrocketing health costs.
It's tough to get rich saving the world, and graduates committed to social justice have a hard time competing in earned income with their counterparts who study, say, engineering, math and computer science.
By nominating individuals to fill seats already vacant on that court, President Obama (like President Bush before him who had four nominees confirmed to fill vacant seats on the D.C. Circuit) is merely fulfilling his constitutional duty.
Let's be real. When it comes to drugs, "public safety" is the last thing on the minds of our elected officials. You don't think pot has been illegal ...
There was good news last week and bad news last week when it comes to the Affordable Care Act, and weirdly enough, for the first time possibly ever, it was the same news.
What if Snowden had not revealed that shocking information on the vast government surveillance system that was hidden from the American public but known to Feinstein and other members of the Senate Intelligence Committee?
Yes, as we come to the end of this "Kennedy Half Century," let us make the commitment to carry on his legacy, to assume our own responsibility for the future, and to ask why not. Why not keep America the land of dreamers and doers rather than deniers and defilers?