Muslim lives matter and all victims of hate crimes matter too

Perhaps the mother of all evils, or shall we say, the most potent of all evils in history has been ignorance and greed.


Three-fifths a citizen: Are corporations really people?

Today there is another group who has figured out how to use the language of citizenship to twist the rules in their favor: Corporations.


More military force is not the answer

President Obama's request to authorize use of military force against the so-called Islamic State opens unhappy comparisons with earlier misguided U.S. military ventures.


Lilo Heller, 94: Holocaust victim and citizen of the world

Lilo Heller, a Holocaust survivor, was born in Germany in 1921 and witnessed the rise of Nazism.


Walking with the poor

"The poor you have with you always." Jesus is said to have spoken these words, but he certainly didn't mean that his followers should aim to keep it that way.


Couch-surfing: a revolutionary movement

Looking at it through a wide-angled lens, we've been staying at people's houses for hundreds of years; saving money, meeting people, really immersing ourselves in the culture.


Taking on inequality

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.


The war on rest

Workers are being made to work harder, longer - and there is no respite, not even sick leave. 


What is "inclusive prosperity?"

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.


A radical third party? I agree!

"We need a labor-led third party in this country" is a refrain I hear more and more. It's a sentiment I agree with wholeheartedly!

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