Category Archives: Editorial/Opinion/Letters

Remembering the life, love and legacy of Audre Lorde


Rev. Irene Monroe | San Diego Gay & Lesbian News | October 17, 2017 Have you ever wondered what unseen photos, faux pas, untold stories and unfinished works surviving partners of famous people are left with? Dr. Gloria I. Joseph … Continue reading

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Does Rising Inequality Make a Democracy More Warlike


Joshua Holland | Moyers & Company | Reader Supported News | October 17, 2014 ar has long been seen as an endeavor urged on by the elites who stood the most to gain from conflict – whether to protect overseas assets, … Continue reading

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The Clean-Up Begins


ARTHUR S. LEONARD & PAUL SCHINDLER | Gay City News | October 16, 2014 With lightning speed last week, actions by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court either upheld or let stand pro-marriage equality rulings in … Continue reading

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Why Did the CDC Let Infected Ebola Nurse Fly?


Cliff Weathers | AlterNet | October 16, 2014   Like this article? Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. http://pubads.g.doubleclick.net/gampad/ads?correlator=2261216588846864&output=html&impl=ifr&client=ca-pub-5155643920455169&slotname=AlterNet_News_300&page_slots=AlterNet_News_728%2CAlterNet_News_300&cookie=ID%3Daab0eb7c330fbc8c%3AT%3D1413549170%3AS%3DALNI_Mb-DWpGGpvkGAw0MPNOUhTLrKpUxA&cookie_enabled=1&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.alternet.org%2Fnews-amp-politics%2Fwhy-did-cdc-let-infected-ebola-nurse-fly%3Fakid%3D12369.1811973._6jhU1%26rd%3D1%26src%3Dnewsletter1023438%26t%3D3&lmt=1413549168&dt=1413549169399&cc=98&biw=1343&bih=538&adk=2232892387&adx=200&ady=950&ifi=2&oid=3&ea=0&u_tz=-420&u_his=1&u_java=true&u_h=768&u_w=1360&u_ah=728&u_aw=1360&u_cd=24&u_nplug=1&u_nmime=2&flash=15.0.0&gads=v2&ga_vid=828009777.1413549169&ga_sid=1413549169&ga_hid=1883236625&ga_wpids=UA-289449-1 Critics are upset after a report, surfacing last night, reveals that Centers of Disease Control … Continue reading

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Beyond Orwellian Nightmares and Neoliberal Authoritarianism


Henry A. Giroux | Truthout | October 15, 2014 Those who fight against neoliberalism must not settle for reforming a system that is as broken as it is dangerous. Any viable, transformative struggle will need a boldly democratic vision; durable, longstanding … Continue reading

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Can Ferguson’s Protests Build a Nationwide Movement Against Police Violence?


Melissa Harris-Perry | The Nation | October 15, 2014 It has been more than sixty days since the police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. This past weekend, thousands of protesters took to the streets for the beginning of Ferguson … Continue reading

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The Making of Ferguson


Richard Rothstein | The American Prospect | October 15, 2014 n 1968, Larman Williams was one of the first African Americans to buy a home in the white suburb of Ferguson, Missouri. It wasn’t easy; when he first went to see … Continue reading

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Millennials: Don’t Get Shafted at the Polls!


Anita Little | MS Magazine | September 30, 2014 Often characterized as apathetic and irrelevant, young people, especially college students, have usually been ignored come election season. However, this mythology was blown away in the 2008 and 2012 elections when young … Continue reading

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Open Letter on Censorship


Zuade Kaufman | Truthdig | October 3, 2014 George Orwell was right: “Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.” Such power isn’t limited to rewriting history. It extends to defining what we hear, what … Continue reading

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U.S. Back to Openly Supporting Tyranny in Egypt


Glenn Greenwald | The Intercept | Reader Supported News | October 3, 2014 t is, of course, very difficult to choose the single most extreme episode of misleading American media propaganda, but if forced to do so, coverage of the February, … Continue reading

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