Julian Bond calls on Congress to fix the mistakes the Supreme Court made in its ruling that gutted the Voting Rights Act.
Sam Pizzigati points out that the contracts our government doles out to private companies to snoop on us are making some corporate executives very rich.
Timothy Karr discusses the surveillance scandal.
Jill Richardson puts her own brush with food stamps into a broader context.
Bob Lord points to the larger story behind Apple’s outrageous-without-being-illegal tax record.
Martha Burk weighs in on the military’s lackluster efforts to stop sexual assaults within the ranks.
Jill Richardson warns readers gearing up for their summer barbecues about the rise of superbugs.
Jim Hightower weighs in on the larger context behind the recent garment worker tragedy in Bangladesh.
Jo Comerford and Donald Kaul weigh in on the government’s reversal of sequester-driven cuts that were making air travel inconvenient.
Jill Richardson looks at the Texas factory explosion in the context of whether we should be using so much nitrogen fertilizer in the first place.
Donald Kaul skewers the “progress” Congress is making on gun control.
David Elliot highlights some of the hidden costs of the nation’s supersized military might.
Sam Paltrow-Krulwich talks about the “gay tax” her family must pay until the nation fully embraces marriage equality.
Jill Richardson makes the case for raising chickens in your backyard and Sam Pizzigati discusses Ford’s worker-financed bailout.
Jo Comerford likens the imminent across-the-board budget cuts to a truck careening toward a brick wall.