Blake Morris: The Man Who Could Take Down Simcha Felder

Morris is challenging local fixture Simcha Felder — who has run as an unopposed Democrat since 2014. Felder managed the interesting feat of being on the Democratic, Republican, and Conservative lines in 2016.

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.

Massachusetts AG Maura Healey: Protecting the Environment

The work we do as state attorneys general isn’t about just one person. It’s about the dedicated women and men in offices across the country who enforce the law and protect people’s rights. Our commitment to protecting the climate and advancing clean energy is unchanged and stronger than ever.

Fracking Colorado Is A Health Justice Issue

There are 50,000 fracking wells in Colorado, of which 29,000 are in Weld County. That number is greater than all the wells in Pennsylvania.

Lou Andreas-Salomé, The Audacity to be Free

Reminiscent of two big movies of the late 1960s, “Isadora” and “Women In Love” — both made when the Women’s Movement was gaining traction — the film is a rich tapestry of history, emotion, and visual imagery.

5th Annual Socially Relevant Film Festival Returns to New York

Nora Armani, founding artistic director, stated that the goal of the event is to “raise awareness for everyday social issues through the powerful medium of cinema.”

Campaign Rally in Brooklyn Showcases IDC Resistance

John Duane said, “We are all under assault.” He echoed the general sentiment that the IDC had been flourishing because of the voting public’s ignorance of the situation.

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.

“The UnAmerican Struggle” — New Documentary Looks at Bigotry in Trumpland

Heidi Beirich, Director of the Intelligence Project at the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), noted that the United States has always been “deeply racist, deeply anti-Semitic.” Beirich observed, “We have a history of all that kind of bigotry. It’s part of our DNA.”