DIVIDED NATION - We have a two-party political system, one that evolves with time, people, and circumstance.
COMMENTARY - The Southwest strike has given me renewed hope that Americans have not become complete doormats. In recent times as a society, we seem to be more concerned about tiptoeing around China, whether it’s bad to call it “China virus”, instead of actually solving the problem of a worldwide pandemic.
CLIMATE WATCH - It's taken too long, but the mainstream media—finally and haltingly—seems to be realizing that the climate crisis is a story that can no longer be ignored.
LGBTQ NATION - Over a hundred students held a walk out at a high school in Missouri in support of a gay student who has faced constant bullying and violence this year at school.
DEMOCRACY & JUSTICE - On Tuesday, Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) introduced the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.
PEACE VOICE - Conventional wisdom tells schoolchildren that the US was the first modern democracy, modeled to some degree after the Greek experiment from a couple thousand years ago.
LGBTQ NATION - A heartwarming video has gone viral for showing a father embracing his son after he discovers his son putting on makeup. The video has gotten over 10.4 million views on TikTok so far.
ECONOMY WATCH - Right now, corporations and the ultra-rich are spending millions to derail President Biden’s Build Back Better plan.
PEACE VOICE-In the first few weeks of class I usually ask students: can you think of any part of your daily life that is not regulated?