This past weekend millions of people celebrated a giant step forward on this nation's evolutionary path - the Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states.
What is behind "Stars and Bars," Calhoun Streets and Robert E. Lee statues-lynchings and mass incarceration, police bullying and murder of African Americans.
Jon Stewart describes the murders at South Carolina's Emanuel Church as terrorism plain and simple.
At its base "white skin privilege" tells white working folks that they do actually benefit from racism.
"If Silicon Valley were a country, it'd be sixth in the world in GDP per capita."
Perhaps the mother of all evils, or shall we say, the most potent of all evils in history has been ignorance and greed.
President Obama cautioned us not to judge the more than a billion and half Muslims by the actions of relatively few violent extremists.
We are headed to a world where just one percent of the population own and control more than all the rest of us combined.
Finally, most people outside the one percent at the top are realizing that the vast gulf of inequality is very dangerous for our country and the world.
President's Obama's State of the Union address included a welcome centerpiece proposal taxing finance capital and the rich, and giving it to the middle class and poor.