Television series, as of late, have taken risks, made leaps in creative writing, and even moved beyond cable TV.
A number of things came together to contribute to this latest mass shooting; many of those factors must be dealt with, and soon.
Forced into sexually abusive foster care; incredible and atrocious as it may sound, that is the fate the state of South Dakota assigned to several Lakota children through its Department of Social Services.
For most Americans, the phrase "political prisoner" conjures up images of shady foreign governments plucking dissidents from their beds at night, never to be heard from again.
The priority of a billionaire mayor is to protect the interest of billionaires. That is why the people of New York City want a mayor who will move the city in another direction.
Three days after the massacre in Newtown, Conn., I was astonished to read a hard-hitting editorial in the Plain Dealer that ended with the following.
Unless there is a sustained public movement to curb guns as a source of profit, the corporate profit drive will continue to push guns and oppose common sense regulations just to make money.
As a nation, we cannot allow this hate crime (or any hate crime) to be swallowed up by the next news cycle and then forgotten.
If anyone doubts there is extensive rot in the so-called U.S. capitalist system, we have an invitation for them: Read the FBI's latest report on corporate criminality.
Backbone. That is part of what's been missing over the past few years. Significantly, that may be about to change.