Opinion

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Women and the U.S. Constitution: a call to action

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia just asserted for a second time that our Constitution does not protect women against discrimination, a good reason why America needs the Equal Rights Amendment.

Undocumented immigration in international perspective

There are at least 214 million people living outside their countries of origin, either as naturalized citizens, legal noncitizens, temporary workers or undocumented. At least 100 million of these are in the labor force.

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Reverend Lucius Walker, 1930-2010

On Tuesday morning, September 7, friends of justice all over the world were saddened by the passing of Reverend Lucius Walker, Executive Director of IFCO/Pastors for Peace.

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‘Machete' is dead on, immigrants are heroes

After seeing the movie "Machete," I thought this could quite possibly be the worst film ever or it could be one of those timely political satires perhaps on the verge of pure genius.

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One local church helps to combat fear

I was mortified and outraged when I heard that a pastor is planning a "National Burn a Qur'an Day" scheduled for September 11 and encouraged other churches to do likewise.

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Germans take note of wealth gap in America

The days when Europeans believed that in America the streets are paved with gold are long over.

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90 years of women's suffrage

 Exactly 90 years ago today, women finally won the right to vote.

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Immigration: How not to make legislative concessions

The Senate yesterday to throw $600 more into the useless and hopeless project of "sealing" the U.S.-Mexican border.  What a waste!

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Nazis on border support SB 1070

As a Jew, I have become alarmed over recent events on the immigration issue regarding the Arizona Law SB 1070 signed by Arizona Governor Brewer.

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My heroes in baseball oppose Arizona's immigration law

Latino players plan to boycott baseball's  all-star game if it occurs in Arizona.

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