Who Needs the Women’s March?

Perhaps I can’t answer that question. I can say that several million people clearly felt like they, their loved ones, and our communities needed it. I can also tell you who doesn’t need the Women’s March, or any other movement for equality. Powerful, wealthy elites like the Donald don’t need it. Nor does¬†Matt Walsh, “Christian” […]

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Who is a Real American?

When Meryl Streep was awarded the Cecil B. DeMille Award at last weekend’s Golden Globes she decided to use her acceptance speech as a platform to endorse diversity and to criticize President-elect Donald Trump for playing to the worst elements of his base. She led off by describing the diverse backgrounds of various actors in […]

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Sorry, White Working-Class Apologists: Not Viewing Racism or Sexism as a Deal-Breaker Makes You Racist and Sexist

I know the white working class. I grew up in a family where this title was worn both as a badge of honor and a symbol of strength. My community was about as working-class as they come– Lima is among the poorest, least educated, and the most hard-scrabble places you’ll find in the United States. […]

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