America’s Secret Draft.

When did military service stop being an indicator of patriotism? It ain’t me, it ain’t me; I ain’t no senator’s son. It ain’t me, it ain’t me; I ain’t no fortunate one… Credence Clearwater Revival CCR’s protest song has been playing in my head all weekend long. Funny, that’s one Read More …

Joseline Peña-Melnyk, Woman of the People

Joseline Peña (maiden name) was a natural supporter of the trust act. She was born in the Dominican Republic and raised by a single mother, who made her living working in the New York garment industry. The struggling family was forced to live on welfare at one time, something that Read More …

#NoDAPL comes to DC – photo feature. Native Nations Rise.

-Melody Curtiss It’s more than the magical appearance of the well-lit tipi encampment shining in the darkness on the National Mall that lifts the spirit today – but that would be enough to generate excitement. It is beautiful. My daylight experience of the March on the White House – (yes, Read More …

President Trump’s Kinder, Gentler Refugee A-Ban-donment

Trump’s revised travel ban may kinder and gentler, and some of the implementation language more thought out – but it is not going unchallenged – as of March 9, 2017 by Washington State and Hawaii. Minnesota, New York and Oregon have joined Washington State AG Bob Ferguson in seeking to Read More …