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 …

Part II – Advocacy Reporters: Lee Stranahan “People Hate You.”

Lee Stranahan: Erotic photographer, animator, unitarian universalist, a heavy metal band and right wing spokesman. Huh? Lee Stranahan worked on the bleeding edge of the 90s media revolution with NewTek Video Toaster® and LightWave®. NewTek put the power of million dollar recording studios onto any desktop in the world and Lee Read More …

One Ugly Law About to go to President for signature.

Direct Attack on Planned Parenthood Plunges Ahead (or maybe that should be …Into the Darkness?) I don’t mind being dramatic. But I would prefer to be less cynical. Unfortunately, I’ve been through too many political battles to avoid an occassional attitude. I have an attitude, not just about this law – but Read More …

Disguised under the flag of fairness.

When policy change isn’t meant to be fair. Get a preview of our environmental features in the April People and the Environment Edition of Advocacy News. When is a change in policy a sensitivity test? Advocates are discussing how alarming rollbacks in Climate Change regulations are going to bring irreparable disaster. Others Read More …