Blue Wave + Pink Wave = Progressive Tide (One End of the Rainbow)

What does being a progressive mean to me? I believe in social justice. I believe that the United States must…

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Is the Art the Artist? Is the Action the Actor?

Before mass media and social media, the art and the artist often had little effect on one another.  Our culture…

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Basic Assumptions for Racism

Author James Forman Jr. discussed his book, Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America, with Amy Goodman on DemocracyNow…

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Suicide by Text

Like most other Americans, I’ve been following the story of the young man whose girlfriend encouraged and “enforced” his successful…

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Perjury and Obstruction of Justice (I say, “Yes, you are a bad person.”)

Phony boundaries between personal, professional, public and political roles are the new justification for lying, perjury and obstruction of justice…

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