Two weeks ago there was a riot at the Willacy County Correctional Center in south Texas.
The riot originally started as a protest against inadequate medical care. Willacy is operated by the ...
Unarmed 19 year old #TonyRobinson just shot/killed by Madison, WI police officer http://t.co/P56fOMD5Gl pic.twitter.com/5qCcoSd5Sn — CandaceTX (@CandaceTX)
In 2009 when the Affordable Care Act was being crafted together a calculation was made not to challenge the entrenched power of the big stakeholders in the American Health Care system no doubt to ...
Things have not been going well for former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman, his family, friends, and supporters. He's spent a month in legal limbo. In an update newsletter I received today from "...
Tar sands being extracted
There is confusion about the Obama administration's stance on legislation being proposed—and sure to pass—in Congress to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.
In his last years, John Coltrane made some rather intense music. It’s not “toe tapping” or “finger popping.” It is rather dissonant and angular. Some folks really dislike this music. Some ...
This essay was prompted by two recent pieces. Perhaps this essay would be better off if it were published in some of the places where the pieces were published: ZNet , or Jacobin . I'm more used ...
Few experiences are as universal to Americans as the shared degradation and misery of flying on our nation's air carriers. These corporate behemoths have somehow managed to wrap up ...
The little boy is my great-nephew. He was due on Christmas, born early in the month, and born with serious problems.
Before the Torture Report was released on Tuesday, the Republicans warned that we shouldn't release it because it would spark mass protests and violence around the world. 'I think this is a ...