Category Archives: politics

The better word is…

by Anthony J. Marsella To the many experiencing a diminution in their activism, and questioning their powers and commitment, I say:  The better term is “demoralization.”  Not depression, nor any other pathological condition.  Rather a normal response to life conditions … Continue reading

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Trails of Tears

by Kathie Malley-Morrison The current standoff between Native American Water Protectors and the Army Corps of Engineers is only the most recent event in a long history of inhumanity carried out unflinchingly by invasive power structures motivated by greed. Last fall, … Continue reading

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Heads out of the sand time

It may not be dessert sands that are in your future.  It may be floods, it may be asthma, it may be starvation.  But the future is not bright if people don’t take action on climate change.  It’s not everyone … Continue reading

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Remember what they do

by Sarah Mensch Every day, 93 Americans are killed by gun violence. I am twenty-one years old. In my lifetime, more than 630,000 people have been killed by guns in the United States. That many victims, many of them children, could fill … Continue reading

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