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I Hate Mother’s Day (but not for the reasons you think)

By on May 14, 2017

Not only for the usual anti-consumerist/grouchy reasons, those too. I hate Mother’s Day because my mother died of complications from cancer two years ago later this month and I…

Immigration Voices

How immigrants helps bolster our economy

By on March 30, 2017

Immigration has been a topic in the national conversation for decades if not centuries, but during the Obama administration the debate flared up to a particularly passionate degree. Following…

Elections Voices

Why Local Elections Matter

By on March 22, 2017

On November 9, 2016, Democrats ceased to have majority representation in any branch of the Federal government. If progressives have any hope of evening the playing field, we need to…

Health Voices

I’m a mental health therapist and I prevented a suicide today

By on March 22, 2017

My client is sitting across the room, decidedly not looking at me. My breath catches in my throat. I notice and try to correct for it, forcing myself to…

Economic and Social Justice Health Voices

I’ve Served Over 15,000 Meals on Wheels, This is What I Want You to Know

By on March 18, 2017

Funding for meals programs should not be on the chopping block

 

Even though it was 15 years ago, I still remember the first time I helped deliver…

Labor Living Wage Voices

Fight for a Living Wage — Fight for 15 Day of Action

By on November 29, 2016

November 29th is shaping up to be a day of massive demonstrations as working Americans in various industries rally to support a $15/hour livable minimum wage. This national movement…

Candidates Elections Voices

A Chance to Send One More Democrat to the Senate

By on November 23, 2016

Foster Campbell, Louisiana

The 2016 Senate election is not over. We still have the chance to send one more Democrat to the Senate. The Louisiana Senate race was too close…

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