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June 24, 2021

From the look of today’s headlines, racial equality has a long way to go: Researchers found all the gains in healthcare coverage for Latino children were all but erased under Trump; With interest rates so low, homeowners rushed to…

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June 23, 2021

It was a foregone conclusion that the For the People, the Dem-driven voting rights act bill, would be defeated last night by Senate Republicans. Why would the GOP want to endanger their election prospects by making the Constitutionally-protected right…

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June 22, 2021

Politics used to be presented as the highest level of public service a person could aspire to. Nowadays, depending on your party, politics is increasingly seen as nothing more than a power grab cemented through corruption, lies, disinformation, self-interest…

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June 21, 2021

The Biden Administration continues striving to show the world that the US as a compassionate nation is back. Maybe that’s why the White House made a significant announcement about migrant families; Researchers documenting the very different reasons why White,…

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June 18, 2021

No matter where we live in the country, climate change is shocking our systems to wake up. One Louisiana town is already proof of what will soon happen to us all; And don’t forget the West’s punishing heat and…

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June 17, 2021

Bias, disparities, discrepancies. Three words that highlight today’s headlines and show that equality remains elusive among US communities. Go beyond the headlines… Racial bias makes white Americans more likely to support wars in nonwhite foreign countries – new study Study:…

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June 16, 2021

The value of hindsight is worthless if we don’t learn from it. For example, the siege of the Capitol by Trump supporters exposed just how far the majority of the GOP party would go to overturn election results just…

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June 15, 2021

The value of immigrants to the growth of any country shouldn’t be disputed or underestimated — especially in light of a new report confirming the dollar amount of how much immigrants actually contribute to the GDP; On the other…

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June 14, 2021

It’s a no-brainer to see that while the pandemic exposed the ‘great gaps’ that exist in our society it’s another thing to expect that those same gaps are closing. In fact, with the uptick of Asian discrimination, white supremacy…

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June 11, 2021

The blind following of Trump, or rather his base, has led to crazy antics and rhetoric by some GOP politicians. The latest two, unfortunately both from Texas. One wants the Forest Service to alter the orbit of the moon…

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June 10, 2021

These are the precarious of times – paraphrasing for those who have read the famous book from which I borrow. The UN just released a new report about child labor, and it’s not good; US adversaries may have a…

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June 9, 2021

While GOP leadership leads its party down a path pockmarked with racism, xenophobia, and well, the list is too long, surprisingly, a majority of its members don’t agree with them. Just take a look at the latest poll regarding…

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June 8, 2021

We now have a better idea of just how many migrant children the Trump administration purposely tore away from their parents. The number is as bad as we thought; Even with everything the GOP is actively doing to restrict…

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June 7, 2021

The surest way for change to occur is when it starts from within. It’s an observation that goes hand-in-hand with the fact that no one can be helped until they want it for themselves. So, the fact that two…

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June 4, 2021

Is the Biden administration moving too slowly on the issues that got him elected? If you think Biden was only elected for his promises regarding DREAMers or immigration or student debt or …then Biden’s glacial pace in some of…

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June 3, 2021

Climate change is accelerating the deterioration of our glaciers, cropland, water supplies, air quality, etc. That’s Mother Nature, with help from us. However, human indifference is guilty of all the rest: Many U.S. schools found to be suffering from…

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June 2, 2021

The last few days the nation learned about a horrific act of racism where American citizens were attacked by fire-bombing planes, hysterical vigilante groups and complicit law enforcement — all on American soil in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The real troubling…

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June 1, 2021

Vulnerable. Gullible. Those are words we usually reserve for populations that are disenfranchised in some way, usually by low socioeconomic or educational levels. Yet, Facebook just revealed that many bad actors across the planet think the majority of Americans…

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May 28, 2021

Who, as a kid, never stubbornly answered back their parents, when not trying a new food or cleaning a dinner plate, after being told there were starving children in say, “So, give it to them instead.” That snarky…

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May 27, 2021

The pandemic is credited with exposing the inequality that permeates our society. Yet, it also revealed the depths of systemic discrimination. For example, there’s a housing shortage in the country, and if you aren’t the ‘right’ skin color, religion,…

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May 26, 2021

There’s a reason why too many police officers are still using excessive force when targeting minorities. The Biden Justice Dept. is looking for that reason; Two DHS whistleblowers claim the crisis at the border stems from one reason; The…

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May 25, 2021

Depraved. Inhuman. Incomprehensible. Those are words that we associate with describing serial killers, terrorist killing fanatics and now — the Trump administration. A new report shows just how brazen Trump and his cronies were in separating migrant parents from…

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May 24, 2021

As I have been cautioning, just because Trump and his cronies are out of office doesn’t mean it’s a clear road for our democracy. A Politico article points out that reality in stark clarity; What would happen to colleges…

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May 21, 2021

Immigration is an issue that makes no one happy — politicians, advocates or those seeking a new life in the U.S. However, though the Biden admin is considered to be the polar opposite in the way it’s handling the issue,…

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May 20, 2021

Just when we thought we knew all the sources of the Covid virus; Former Pres. George W. Bush pushes for reform in one policy area that probably irritates many GOP; New study finds workers are waiting for their employers…