Opinion


Kanye West makes his first presidential campaign appearance, July 19, 2020 in North Charleston, S.C.
BLOC’s Angela Lang: Kanye’s Campaign Is a Racist Republican Ploy

Trump supporters are preying on the Black community in a cynical effort to siphon votes away from Biden.

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On Ahmaud Arbery’s Birthday, I Have A Challenge For White People Who Want To #RunWithMaud

A NC activist says people need to do more than talk after Ahmaud Arbery's shooting in Georgia. Here’s how to ‘make it count.'

The meatpackers of today deserve the respect shown to packers since Green Bay's original Acme Packers football team.
Support the Packers. All the Packers.

For more than a century, meatpackers have been taken for granted as ‘not regular folks.’ That should change.

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The Gun Lobby Is Profiting Off Your Coronavirus Fears and Putting Kids at Risk

The president of the American Federation of Teachers, along with a member who is a Sandy Hook shooting survivor, discuss how our new reality raises the stakes on the epidemic of gun violence in communities.

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Coronavirus Is Trump’s Vietnam — And He’s Already Lost

There is an arc to wartime reporting, a professor once told me. And while it is not a science — no two wars are the same — there are certain components we can rely on.  The first dispatches tend to be positive. They are, more or less, generally trusting of our commanders in chief. “U.S....

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I’m an ER Doctor Here’s How the U.S. Needs to Prepare for the Next Pandemic

The clash of public health, politics and human frailty

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Opinion: Protect Our Care From Ongoing Republican Attacks

Commentary from Leslie Dach, former HHS counselor