Steve Russell
5/20/16
I encountered Arnulfo Guerra’s dachshund in 1973. It had the cheery disposition typical of the breed but was horribly deformed. Most of the dog’s nose was missing...
LaDonna Harris & Samuel Fred Goodhope
5/19/16

I have been working on political revolution since 1968 when I campaigned for Hubert Humphrey. I have always supported presidential candidates who share my values, like Fred Harris, Jesse Jackson, Barry Commoner, Howard Dean and Barack Obama....

Simon Moya-Smith
5/6/16
President Barack Obama on Thursday commuted the sentences of 58 federal prisoners...
Steve Russell
4/24/16

Myth is often more satisfying than truth, and the apocryphal story of two famous novelists is a great example.

F. Scott Fitzgerald is supposed to have said, “The rich are different from us.”...

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Tanya H. Lee
4/20/16
Books open worlds for kids, but books can be prohibitively expensive...
Steve Russell
4/13/16

The left coast and the right coast, California and New York, have gotten on board for raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour. That has been Bernie Sanders’ position. Hillary Clinton bids $12 an hour. The Economist reported last year that if the U.S....

Julian Cola
4/2/16

Shock and disbelief! Outrage and cryptic denial! Expect a healthy dose of these reactions whenever secrets are revealed and the truth spills out. Reservation, even fear, is known to accompany the admission of truths that cut sharply against a façade of normality molded by sweet apple-pie myths....

Steve Russell
3/25/16
Mr. President and The First Lady are on the cutting edge of reality TV. No, Barack and Michelle have not gone over to the dark side. Mr...
Vincent Schilling
3/10/16
Several hundred invited guests to the South White House lawn watched today as President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama welcomed the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his ...

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