Do you want to eat trash? How about some toxic plastic particles with that Alaskan salmon? Keep voting for corporate Democrats and Republicans and you can count on more trash showing up in your food. These corporate politicians are really good at funding the military industrial complex and then searching out “enemies” that have only hand-held weapons. But, they are not real … [Read more...]
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The United States is one of the world’s richest, most powerful and technologically innovative countries; but neither its wealth nor its power nor its technology is being harnessed to address the situation in which 40 million people continue to live in poverty. – Phillip G. Alston Some poverty scholars have contended that millions of Americans live on just a few dollars per … [Read more...]
As a Black voter, I am fed up with the status quo. The Black community does not have a seat at the table. Our Executive branch is run by a racist, misogynist bigot who ignores recommendations from the Congressional Black Caucus and from Democrats, more broadly. We are told that we have a voice in politics through our vote, but too often we are also asked to blindly accept the … [Read more...]
The Crisis Connection phone line was one of the tools I had and used within my mental health toolbox. Talk therapy is the most effective approach in dealing with depression, anxiety, stress, PTSD, job loss, financial problems, drug addiction, and domestic abuse — just about any problem you have. To have the ability to call a trusted volunteer counselor 24/7 was … [Read more...]