By Amber Healy In the early afternoon of Election Day 2016, I traded messages with a good friend, heart swelling with hope. “To think … maybe, just maybe, the kiddos we love […]
In my neighborhood…
This is our country now, this is our lives. I saw a flag on a house that does not usually fly one. An elected official lives there. I voted for her, hell […]
It’s time to start building an actual progressive movement (be it a takeover of the smoking crater the Clintons left or a new party). Have we learned to not bring a rubber, […]
The war over words
Politicians have always sought the power to control the meaning of language. But now this open warfare has raced past reprehensible to dangerous for democracy. In the vicious descent to American unexceptionalism […]
Snack it up on human moments for #HopeTuesday I don’t know about you, but my Facebook and Twitter feeds are saturated with links to media coverage of the race to the White […]
In wake of #SCOTUSnom, political warfare beckons. We’ll all be losers in the end.
If your taste in politics runs toward the hardball, then you’re about to be sated. President Obama today nominated the chief judge of the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia […]
Who’d work for President Trump? Guess. Go ahead, guess.
Imagine Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States. Really. Journalists and pundits have been too busy covering this election cycle like a boxing match (detailing debate punches and counterpunches […]