Women in combat: A deeper look into women’s equality

With the ending of the ban on women in combat, the discussion on women's equality is taking an interesting turn.


A hunter speaks out for gun control

The National Rifle Association and like-minded groups no longer speak for, nor do they represent, the millions of hunters who love hunting.


U.S. policy on Asia could spell disaster

In March 1990, Time Magazine titled an article "Ripples in The American Lake."


Inaugural address was a massive unity rally

What a beautiful image of the first family and the president guiding our nation to a better place.


Hillary Clinton, Benghazi and the real issues

In 2009, House Republicans voted to cut $1.2 billion from State Department operations, including funds for 300 additional diplomatic security positions.


Life with a purpose: tribute to Estelle Katz

It is a great honor to be a part of a celebration commemorating the remarkable life of my dear friend and comrade, Estelle Katz.


Obama speech heralds new era

The preident laid out confidently - at times defiantly - a list of policy choices anathema to Republicans who tried to block every piece of progressive legislation during his first term.


Philadelphia story: Terrible math of gun violence

Since coming to Philadelphia in 1973, I personally have known at least six parents/grandparents who have lost a total of seven children and grandchildren to gun violence.


Fight to end gun violence is key to defending democracy

Americans are now insisting that the ability to live free from the fear or threat of gun violence is a fundamental democratic right.


Immigration reform benefits country, economy

As President Barack Obama is sworn in, we should take this moment to consider how our country must achieve a common vision for America.

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