Op-Eds

If I Die

Some are more vulnerable, but none are safe, leaving us all to seriously ponder the question that few of us are willing to ask out loud. “What if I die?”

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It’s Time to Unite

This only highlights the need for all of us to pull together to defeat Republicans in November so that we can once again have real leadership to shepherd our country

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California Healthy Start 2.0

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In California 22.8% of our children live in poverty. That's 2 million kids facing the negative impacts of poverty—and they’re disproportionately kids of color. These inequities are unconscionable. And they’re

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Miracle No More

The feeling I had, looking at the pictures of those aging hockey players wearing MAGA hats, must have been something like what that lone U.S.S.R. player felt as he watched

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Unified Cutlery Theory

This is a combination of Spoon Theory, Fork Theory and Knife Theory, metaphors used to help disabled people explain fatigue and stressors to themselves and abled people.

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Republicans and Fear

The parties are rule of law v. authoritarianism. People who embrace rule of law include former Republican conservatives, who must now get used to a big messy tent.

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Workplace Protections For All

For every queer person out there, there exists a multitude of cis-het folks who love and support them, any one of whom could face discrimination on account of their support

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Sadopopulism

21st century fascists, on the other hand, want both wealth and power. This creates a policy-making challenge.

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Suppression is Coming

Political life without the euphemisms is ugly, but it’s not inefficient. I no longer have to accuse the GOP of racism, because they no longer bother to deny it.

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Winning at any Cost

How you felt about yesterday’s defense presentation depends entirely on how you feel about Newt Gingrich’s “win at any cost” advice to the Republican Party.

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