Human Rights

Democracy at Stake: Battle Lines over DACA and the Dream Act

Andrew Moss2

“After ending President Obama’s DACA Program (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) in September, Donald Trump announced earlier this month that any legislation affecting the 800,000 young…”

Andrew Moss
Published in: Counterpunch, Bainbridge Island Review
Date: October 25,26,2017
908 Words

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The violence comes home again

Robert Koehler

“In the wake of the Las Vegas massacre, as in the wake of all the high-profile mass shootings that preceded it, the big question looms: Why?”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Truthout, Tribune Content Agency, Bainbridge Island Review, Common Dreams, Huffington Post, Common Wonders Blog, The Smirking Chimp, The Sunburg News, The Raven Foundation, Z Net
Date: October 4,5,7,16,18,2017
937 Words

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Promoting the General Welfare


“July 4 reminds me of our nation’s founding ideal that all of us are created equal. How does this “self-evident” truth inform debate about national healthcare?…”

Russell Vandenbroucke
Published in: The Orange Leader, Counterpunch, The Sunburg News, The Daily Press, Gilmer Free Press, Orbitt, Tacoma Weekly, Bainbridge Island Review
Date: July 12,14,15,21,22,2017
768 Words

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Men’s Letter to the President: Support Gender Equality


“We marched in all 50 states. Several of the largest demonstrations were in the hundreds of thousands. In total, millions of us…”

Rob Okun
Published in: Las Vegas Informer, Sierra County Prospect, The Sunburg News, Gilmer Free Press, Rob Okun, Voice Male Magazine
Date: January 31,February 1,7,12, March 11,2017
660 Words

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Scapegoating by the Political Right: A Mask for Privilege


“Recently, many commentators have expressed surprise at the romance between the incoming Trump administration and the hate-filled ranks of racial, religious, and nativist bigots.”

Lawrence S. Wittner
Published in: History News Network, Daily Kos, War is a Crime, Huffington Post, LA Progressive, Counterpunch, RICentral, Daily Kos, Gilmer Free Press, The Free Weekly, Eureka Spring News, Z Net
Date: December 11,13,16,24,2016
958 Words

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Standing Rock: Determining President Obama’s Legacy to All Americans


“President Obama’s election was not only the remarkable once-in-a-lifetime event that many of us who remember the Civil Rights Movement…”

Ellen Lindeen
Published in: My Journal Courier, Las Vegas Sun, Counterpunch, LA Progressive, The Orange Leader, The PeaceWorker
Date: November 29,30,December 1, 2016
1213 Words

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