Hawkins Says Rather than Create Women’s Ballot Line, Cuomo Needs to Do More to Help Poor Women
Hawkins Would Eliminate WEP for welfare
Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for Governor, said today that Governor Cuomo's effort to create a Women's Equality
Summer Enrichment Means Lifetime Survival
It’s mid-July. Do you know if your children are learning? Just a month ago they were eager to leave the regimentation of the daily classroom to “enjoy the summer”.
July 4 and the meaning of democracy
On July 4, it seems politicians declare their love for the American Revolution and democracy, while doing their best to oppose it both at home and abroad. read story
Fifty Years After Civil Rights Act: A Land of Opportunity
- Fifty years ago, the U.S. Senate passed the version of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that would be passed by the House and signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson. The bill faced a filibuster of 14 hours and 13 minutes by the late Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia. read story
Female Genital Mutilation - A Horror of Dominance
When a girl prepares for marriage in the United States and the western world, she plans her trousseau and shops for her wedding gown. I recently learned from Angela Peabody, author of “When the Games Froze”, that in parts of Africa, the preparation for marriage is far removed from trousseau and wedding gowns. read story
What's happening with Dave Valesky and why should people of color care?
It’s that time of year again, when we’re flooded by commercials from all of the candidates seeking office. read story