The GOP’s Healthcare Fail Has Not Been Ignored by Democrats

The GOP’s Healthcare Fail Has Not Been Ignored by Democrats

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit It’s good to see that Democrats are still pushing, even if quietly, for healthcare reform. Republicans have talked about repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act for years. When the time came for them to do it, though, they fell short and came off looking generally unprepared. Democrats […]

In What Ways Does Disability Activism Get Left Out of the Political Conversation?

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Disability activism has always had trouble finding a home within and alongside other social movements, leading many disabled reformers to feel like the marginalized of the marginalized. Today, social activism has taken on a new life. Inspired by global networks of activists connected by the internet, issues are […]

There’s A Big Flaw In The ‘Arming Teachers’ Plan That No One Is Talking About

There’s A Big Flaw In The ‘Arming Teachers’ Plan That No One Is Talking About

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The idea of arming teachers opens up a great big can of worms that just doesn’t make sense based on what we know. Americans are told regularly by politicians that gun control is a “controversial” and “nuanced” concept with lots of moving parts. But is it, really? When […]

Why Does Trump Hate Obama So Much? A Short History

Why Does Trump Hate Obama So Much? A Short History

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Trump has been expressing his hatred for Obama for years now. It is not a recent problem.  One doesn’t build a presidential legacy overnight. When relations between one president and his successor are bad, it can badly hurt the hard-fought results of a former commander-in-chief. Case in point: […]

Why Don’t Republicans Care About Higher Education?

Why Don’t Republicans Care About Higher Education?

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Republican resentment of higher education is everywhere. It is in the voters, in the politicians and in the presidency. Higher education is in strange form these days. Research has shown, again and again, that college degrees have a high return on investment — this, in part, explains the […]

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