There's a diary out today. Yet another instance where the police come to the home of someone in a mental health crisis and the crisis ends in death. I wish this was a rare occurrence, but today's ...
This is outrageous. Oak Flat in Arizona, an Apache holy place where coming-of-age ceremonies have been performed for many generations and is a sacred place for prayer, has been handed over to an ...
J.K. Rowling is kinda awesome. ...
Denny Hastert in happier days.
News that former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert was indicted took the state of Illinois — and much of the political world — by surprise.
According to the ...
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Intellectual Property Rights Chapter released to WikiLeaks late last year contains a Trade Secrets section that allows for the criminalization of investigative ...
Come back, kids!
Yesterday we shared the disheartening story of a principal at PS 120 in Queens, New York that ...
There's too much heat in the oceans. Way too much heat.
Hot water has surged across the equator in the Pacific and a deep pool of very hot water is building off of Mexico's west coast. Tropical ...
What Governor Walker and his deviant cohorts across the country are trying to explain away is rape - State Mandated Rape. And there is nothing "cool" about any of it.
In an interview with ...
Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT)
It's kind of hilarious watching the ...
Getting tens of millions of people newly insured is an expensive proposition, and one that is costing $273.6 billion in additional insurance overhead , according to a ...
There is a campaign to block congress from access to web sites until the Patriot Act is gone . Blocking congress' access to my backwater blog would go unnoticed. Blocking access to Daily Kos WOULD ...
Graphic by Michelle Robinson. Used by permission of the artist.
Activist women have walked many different paths, and have come from many different places and life experiences to get to where we ...