There's no silver bullet to combating climate change, habitat and biodiversity loss, and pollution of our air, water, and communities. But what these "Champions" perhaps give us most is inspiration and an example to follow.
Conservatives are pouncing over the resignation this week of Bill Yosses, the White House executive pastry chef who has been rolling dough since the George W. Bush administration.
Less than five years since he mesmerized the Arab world with his historic Cairo speech, it is truly sad to see the popularity of this particular U.S. president plummet, not just among Egyptians, but across the region and in other long-time allies, such as Saudi Arabia, as well.
Attacking President Obama and claiming he can use executive orders to stop deportations is worse than counterproductive. It's misdirection from the real issue that is powering the deportation machine.
The Presidential Medal of Freedom may not have the name cachet of an Oscar, but it is our nation's highest civilian honor and an award to be celebrated.
For Black History Month, we honor the lives of African Americans that worked diligently to create a better America in the name of equality. Though the...
Yes, it's true: the times they are a-changin'. It's also time to get some new journalists in the White House Q&A room. Immediately.
It was a truly historic moment on Tuesday when Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein took to the Senate floor to warn that the CIA's continuing cover-up of its torture program is threatening our Constitutional division of power.
In 2011 the United States Power Soccer team won its second consecutive World Cup title, becoming the only U.S. soccer team to win back-to-back World...
(Apologies to Michael Jackson) Crimea's mine The Ukraine, too Whine all you want What can you do? I pick a fight And then I win The world reacts L...
Whether a final plan emerges from the House or not, immigration reform has broad public support. Americans agree it is time for action, but are looking to its leaders to resolve the remaining conflicts.
Earlier I asked you what you wanted me to say in the annual meeting with HHS Secretary Sebelius, now I'm back to report out on the meeting itself. Our top ask was for a clear prohibition on overt discrimination in health care.
Putin's invasion of the Crimea is already costing Russia dearly. President Obama is steering the correct course when he strengthens the region to offset Russian 'exercises,' but the real punishment here will be financial and sanctions.
The President's annual budget demonstrates whether our values are driving our national choices. Are we going to continue to give extra tax breaks worth billions to hot shots in the finance industry or re-direct tax help to decrease the poverty of more than 13 million workers?
Action by action, we are building what Dr. King called "the beloved community." Future generations will honor these young climate justice leaders who sacrificed their freedom to demand an end to these immoral assaults on our collective future. Call it civil resistance to ensure our civil existence.
For young men and women, who may not have had a two parent home or money in the bank, those that they looked up to, gave them reason to pursue success and confidence that they could make it in the world.