“'The Wall' that Trump and the Republican base have rallied around should be understood as a symbolic project representing their worldview rather than a feasible policy proposal."
An important component of any bill that legalizes marijuana, however, should be the release of all prisoners held on marijuana-related charges, as well as some compensation for their legal persecution. Ending a long-standing tool of systemic oppression is not enough; we will also have to undo the damage that this oppression created.
" Departing from my usual focus on politics, I’ve opted to recommend some music for the tense atmosphere. "
"If the private sector dictates our future, then we are guaranteed not to have one."
Compensation for labor is declining, but corporate profits are growing exponentially. The source? Corporate "monsopsony," when businesses have the exclusive power to buy a commodity.
To my fellow students entering the workplace soon or years in the future: don’t expect your employers to take care of you.
" I would advise the reader to vote against the proposed amendment to institute voter identification laws — even if you support requiring a form of identification to vote."
Among the white men who have had their feelings hurt by the statue’s removal is UNC Board of Governors member and former state senator Thomas Cowart Goolsby.
The solution to the widespread gun violence we are seeing, and school shootings more specifically, is not for more police officers to be put in schools.
"Ready Player One" is a thoroughly awful novel which has now been made into a movie which is shaping up to be comparable to the source material in quality. But it's movie adaptation has some eerie parallels that hit a little too close to home.