When I was in college in 1968, I attended Congressional hearings on the 1967 urban riots (soon to be followed by even more severe
It may be that the movie “Draft Day,” currently in theaters, is just a niche film for football fans. It’s for real fans who
As reported by Think Progress: Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (R) just signed a law former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’ (D-AZ) organization described as “the most
“Rape is a horrific crime, and rapists are despised”…. supposedly. Hopefully, that line causes you some outrage—a little indignation. If it didn’t, well, then,
It’s been a long hard winter here in the Northeast. Extreme cold fatigue set in months ago. Roadside piles of once-pristine snow have turned
Sarah Hunt is a 15 year old sophomore from North Carolina who is participating in Progress Women’s “Legis-Ladies” project, which is aimed at getting
What in the world are we doing to ourselves? Another school shooting – this time in New Mexico. Where will the next one be? Webster Groves?
The very existence of the death penalty in American law is troublesome, to say the least. But, to make matters worse, the 32 U.S.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Bill McClellan recently wrote a piece about how a cross engraved on the pitcher’s mound at Busch Stadium “gave him
Judging from the two excerpts published so far on Salon.com, Radley Balko’s new book, Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police