Many of us screamed into the wind about the importance of voting, the cold danger of apathy, the sheer cruelty that would be unleashed, the searing reality that too late is too soon. But we can still reassemble our past and break our present—we have to.
With few healthcare lessons learned, pandemic mandates are being lifted, and we're becoming increasingly resigned to live with the risk.
Americans are up to their necks in urgent crises, from an ever-evolving pandemic to climate disaster to supremacist autocracy, and can't bring themselves to tackle, let alone acknowledge any of them.
Black children grow up knowing the complex history of their people in this country. Why are white people refusing to acknowledge theirs?
Competitive authoritarianism doesn't start with a violent revolution. Instead, it's ushered in by the erosion of rights most Americans take for granted.
The civil rights leader has become an American paragon, his words and image coopted and distorted by the very people who sought to destroy him. Let’s remember the man and what he actually stood for.
There is ample footage of the January 6th Insurrection. But as we mark the first anniversary of one of the worst attacks on our democracy, we're fighting over how to document the truth of an event witnessed by the world.
The conservative Right has spent years trying to destroy our public education system. With the Supreme Court's recent decision, they now have set a clear pathway.
If only we regarded one another as kin instead of a society focused on ourselves, we would have the ability to stop, or at least slow down this pandemic. Will we ever learn?
With GOP determined to obstruct for obstruction's sake, and Democrats determined to play by the rules, we may be witnessing the end of the American experiment.