Plaintiff Chaim Levin at podium describes his experiences seeking a "cure" for his homosexuality. To his left are Christine Sun, deputy legal director for SPLC, Sam Wolfe, staff attorney for the ...
C oal is a disaster for the climate and, although it provides good-paying jobs in areas where there often are no others, it also is a disaster for coal communities and miners themselves. For those ...
In The Guardian World Bank president Jim Yong Kim writes about the World Bank's new report (pdf) “Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4°C Warmer World Must be Avoided,” and warns that “we’re on ...
Good morning and welcome to the newly created Pittsburgh Area Kossacks Group on Daily Kos.
First some quick notes about your volunteer Group leader: I am a retired public relations executive and ...
By now, most of you have probably seen the Tumblr page entirely dedicated to pictures of white people mourning the Republican defeat last Tuesday.
I realize how easy it is to make fun of those ...
I grew up in a very Catholic country, and studied nearly my entire academic life in Catholic schools and universities. "Abortion is a SIN " had been drilled into my head from the time my peers and ...
As two or three of you already know, I'm a guy in my mid-thirties who cast the following votes:
I was a Republican at age nine,
I've been working on solutions to the climate crisis for a long time, but I never really expected that it would hit home for me quite the way it did this week. The small town where I grew up, ...
It’s hard to imagine it being taken away without just cause. But it happens -- more often than you might think.
When I was just 16 years old, I was stripped of my freedom, wrongfully ...
I got a phone call yesterday from a kossack friend of ours who is coordinating GOTV for Democrats in an battleground swing state on the Eastern seaboard.
I asked her, what one piece of advice or ...