It’s an overwhelming time. Seeing elected representatives trying to turn back the clock to when individual state statutes severely impeded the ability to vote is unimaginable. But it’s happening.
My personal anxiety had started in November 2016, on Veterans Day. It was just a week after the Election. In reaction to Trump’s win, I had opined on how his administration would portend for American Jews. “We are part of the other,” I warned.
“This administration is working overtime to bring us back to medieval times. We’re not just spinning our wheels. We’re showing people what we want to do. Let’s go out and change this country!
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
Female vets must be recognized as contributing members of society, with valuable abilities and talents to bring into their communities.
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.