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”.
Mayday to Earth Day
Earth Day needs to be a year-long consideration rather than the one-day PR stunt it has turned into.
Rather than making structural adjustments to our economic model and our personal behaviors, Earth Day seems to have become completely non-committal, resulting in feel-good activities such as picking up trash. read story
Something to Think About: Is Obama the worst?
A poll released last week showed that one-third of voters believe President Barack Obama is the worst president since World War II! read story
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