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Welcome Back Hillary: Why We Should Listen

Hillary Clinton has reemerged on the national scene to typically polarized reactions. For my part,…

Enough is Enough: Republicans Begin to Disavow Trump

In recent weeks, there have been signs that some members of the Republican establishment are…

Trump, Arpaio, and a Politics of Cruelty

Shortly after Donald Trump was sworn in as the nation’s 45th president, I called my…

Taking Down Robert E. Lee on a Horse Will Not Help Solve America’s Race Problem

I hate to sound like a pessimist, but taking down statues that represent the Confederacy…

White People Have Work to Do

To understand that white supremacy is as harmful to white Americans as it is to…

What This Country Can Learn From John McCain

Last week, the public learned that Senator John McCain has a brain tumor, and the…

The View From Stonewall: One Year After Pulse

What is it that brings people out to vigils? When a tragedy befalls a nation,…

Does Trumpcare Better Fit American Ideals?

Mandates, deductibles, pre-existing conditions, Medicaid, subsidies, waivers, premiums……if you have paid any attention to the…

“A Nation of Takers”: Why the Republicans are still fighting to repeal the ACA

Despite rumblings of impeachment and the seemingly endless revelations of impropriety on the part of…

Trump, Comey and the Struggle for the Truth

A few nights before the 2016 election, I walked to Trump Tower. Kellyanne Conway was…