By Mark Naison (August 26, 2015)
The other day, one of my friends and tennis partners, a criminal lawyer, gave a chilling account of what a good part of his law practice involves.
By Teka Lark (August 24, 2015)
“We’re reaching out to everybody,” said Bernie Sanders on NBC’s Meet the Press in response to the disruption of his August 8 downtown Seattle campaign rally by Black Lives Matters Seattle chapter co-founders Marissa Johnson and Mara Jacqueline Willaford.
Black people aren’t included in “everybody” and “all.” This “we” and “us” and “everybody” concept would be great if it were real, but it is not real.
By Paul Messersmith-Glavin (August 23, 2015)
Waking up this morning, I read in the paper about hundreds of thousands more dead fish in Oregon rivers cause the water’s too damn warm and of widespread bug infestations in California due to drought and high temperatures, only to look out the front window at the leaves falling from the trees like it’s late September against a backdrop of smokey, hazy, red tinted skies from all the forest fires.
By Chris Crass (August 20, 2015)
“What shoes do you want to wear to school?”
River responded, “The kids at school said I can’t wear my Elsa (Frozen) shoes, because I’m a boy and they said they are girl shoes.”