Women’s Voices Stymie Trump Agenda

Just as mothers understand the pain of others trying to save their children from violence and desperate situations; that children must be defended against the horrors of unregulated guns; they also get that deregulating environmental regulations spells disaster.

Thoughts on July 4th

I believe in an America where people refuse to be silent. We will not be like the Germany citizens who said, “I had no idea what was going on.”

We will resist and we will prevail.

Dr. Martin Luther King: Healing Words in Troubled Times

Local leaders have taken up the fight against toxic waste sitings, polluting industrial locations, and incinerators near their frontline communities. From Standing Rock to Baltimore — activists are moving forward on the example set by Dr. King.

Post-Election: New Women in Congress Inspire Hope

On Election Day, I cast my vote full of hope. On Wednesday morning, I went to bed at 3 a.m. — after watching eight hours of election returns. When I woke up, I had a severe case of dread. Not an existential dread. Rather, a version that I could feel in every fiber of my body. I […]

 Khizr Khan: America’s 2016 Will Kane

It’s easy to look at history, whether recent or in previous centuries, to question a lack of action on the part of individuals and nations. It’s more difficult to want to see things in the present.

Lauren Zapf: Changing the Dialogue For Women Vets

Female vets must be recognized as contributing members of society, with valuable abilities and talents to bring into their communities.

Megyn Kelly Cross-Examines Donald Trump

Trump can go around telling people, “I think Megyn behaved very nasty to me,” but it really makes him sound like a crybaby. Not the tough negotiator that he claims he will be with Putin, China, and Iran.

Air Pollution is Making Me Anxious

A new study proposes that air pollution may impact mental health.

New Congress Targets Climate with “Fifty Days of Nay”

In the key role of supporting actor is climate-denier, Sen. James Inhofe, 80, who has landed the part of a lifetime.

2015 Climate Change Forecast

In the 2014 election, big campaign dollars from the fossil fuel sector reaped major benefits. Those who have been itching to cut the Environmental Protection Agency off at the knees now have a majority in both houses.