On Attacks Against Voting Rights

Republican state legislatures across the country are hellbent on erecting roadblocks against voting by working people, low-income people, Blacks and other minorities. Democrats are not without their own sins as I recently detailed, often being divisive, elitist, and hypocritical against their own supposed constituency — the "deporables" as they've called them. Democrats have attacked the … Continue reading On Attacks Against Voting Rights

On George Floyd & What To Do Now

George Floyd was murdered a year ago today. 1,068 people have been killed by police in the U.S. since then, disproportionally Black at 3 times the rate of whites. The question becomes what to do. The answer is to organize — but how to do so is critical. Immediately following Floyd's killing, thousands marched in … Continue reading On George Floyd & What To Do Now

On Racism & Indifference

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.Elie Wiesel Back while I was on Facebook sabbatical last month, CNN ran an opinion piece by John Blake that struck me. I wasn't posting then so I'll catch up now... When we talk about racism, it's usually about the overt acts of prejudice, hostility and violence … Continue reading On Racism & Indifference