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Homeless, Not Voiceless
All photos by Dallas Street Choir For a break from the madness, a small story out of Dallas, where the country's largest street choir seeks to remind a privileged world and each other, "We may be homeless but we never gave up." Created in 2014 by Jonathan Palant, a music professor at the University...
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Grandstanding, Lying, Praying It Away: Dear God and Hookers For Jesus, Please Send Help
God help us. Photo by Reuters. Front photo by Tаrо Yаmаsаkі Oh man. Apocalypse now or soon: Spreading virus, plunging markets, growing evidence of "gross amateur hour incompetence" by our ill-equipped fake prez and his band of Christian zealots, headed by inept Vice-Pastor Pence. On Monday, WHO...
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Thank You Elizabeth
AP Photo A respectful, sorrowful, grateful farewell to Elizabeth Warren, the smartest, fiercest candidate in the race and one who deserved better from our still deeply sexist culture. In a typically eloquent and combative statement, Warren stressed that, in one way or another, she will nevertheless...
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American Citizen: Texas GOP Wants to Shut Out Black and Brown Voters, But They're Not Having It
The evening line at Houston's historically black Texas Southern University. Photo by Allyn West Urging, "Let people vote!," critics are calling out the insanely long lines thousands of Texas voters of color endured on Super Tuesday, the result of a recent GOP purge of hundreds of polling sites,...
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Biden: "You Know, The Thing." Yeah, Sure, Let's Go With This Guy.
Biden speaking in Texas. Screenshot Even as anti-Bernie Dems - Amy, Pete, Beto, Reid - rush to embrace his deeply deficient campaign, Joe Biden repeatedly, woefully, often wincingly shows he's not up to the task. He is, to be clear, neither a villain nor a fool like the monster in the White House...
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To Redeem the Soul of America
Lewis speaks to the crowd, including Warren, Sharpton and Buttigieg. Photo by Joshua Lott/AFP via Getty Arguing, " We're one people, we're one family," tireless civil rights icon and "the conscience of Congress" John Lewis made a moving, surprise appearance Sunday at Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge,...
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Torture, Still: You Will Never See Your Child Again (Or If You Do She/He Will Be Unrecognizable)
A Guatemalan mom separated from her child. Photo Luis Echeverria/Reuters. Front photo Guillermo Arias/Getty Awash in his own racist incompetence as he faces the coronavirus outbreak, Trump has again targeted brown people, the victims of his most savage abuses. The news he is "strongly" looking at...
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Pence At CPAC: All Right Now
Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters Because it's not like there's anything else he should be doing these days, VP Mike Pence spoke Thursday at CPAC , the annual, wingnut-studded, paranoid-filled, " choleric mud puddle at the heart of the right-wing fever swamp" - aka the “largest and most influential...
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There Is No Reason To Panic Because We Have Done Very Very Good On This Coronavirus Thing Which Anyway Is Just the Flu Also Dems Are Bad and Go USA!
We are all this CDC lady. Screenshot Okay people, we can all relax because Dear Leader, who got his medical degree from Trump University, and Mike 'Pray It Away and Don't Talk To Me About Science' Pence are in charge of the coronavirus pandemic so what could go wrong? At a rare and yes rambling...
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On the Slimy Lies She Tells and Games She Plays and Company She Keeps
Thousands of women in Maine and across the country pleaded with Collins for weeks to vote against Kavanaugh. She ignored them. Photo by Alex Brandon/AP Jesus, we wish the ever-appalling Susan Collins would go home already. Instead, in recent days she's repeatedly committed the sort of crimes...
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