Facing a crisis usually brings the nation together. I recall in the days and weeks after 9/11, no one belonged to this party or that party — no, we were all just Americans. We identified as such as we all… Read More ›
Did the Recent Stimulus Bill Do Anything for Voting Rights?
Did the most recent coronavirus stimulus bill do anything to protect our election in November? Leading up to the passage of this legislation, there was a growing cry for Americans to be able to vote by mail, to ensure that… Read More ›
What Exactly Will You Be Getting From the Stimulus Bill?
I’m proud of how the Democrats fought to make sure that Americans across the board would get immediate help from the latest stimulus bill which Trump signed on Friday. But there was a lot of information leading up to the… Read More ›
The Week’s Best Cartoons 3/28
This week, the news was once again dominated by the coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic. Here’s how some of the best editorial cartoonists covered it. (Fair warning: Some of these are heartwarming; others are brutal.) Let me know in the… Read More ›
11 Ways to Become More Resilient
Living with the constant barrage of news about the growing pandemic is really stressful. It’s impossible to ignore the news as it has changed so many aspects of our lives. Kids are home from school. Millions are now unemployed. Normal… Read More ›
What Does the Defense Production Act Actually Do?
Governors and health experts, desperate for more ventilators and Personal Protective Equipment, are imploring Trump to start using the Defense Production Act. What it is and how does it work? What is the Defense Production Act? A very brief history:… Read More ›
The Quiet Leadership That Matters Most
This moment that we are living through right now, is really rather extraordinary. Tens of millions of us are sitting at home. We don’t have our military patroling the streets, threatening to shoot us if we don’t comply with the… Read More ›
CTA: Call Congress to Get Real Relief to America’s Workers!
As the coronavirus spreads throughout our nation, wrecking havoc on our health and economy, Congress is scrambling to pass relief bills. Last week I wrote about the first two bills that Congress has passed, and over the past several days,… Read More ›
The Week’s Best Cartoons ⚡️ 3/21
This week, the news was once again dominated by the coronavirus, or COVID-19, crisis. Here’s how some of the best editorial cartoonists covered it: Our new world By Ed Hall By Marc Murphy, Louisville Courier-Journal By… Read More ›
What’s in the Coronavirus Relief Bill that Congress Just Passed?
Last night, Congress passed the second coronavirus relief bill and Trump signed it into law. Although there were several delays (looking at YOU, Mitch McConnell) in getting this bill passed, it is now law. This is what’s in it: guarantees… Read More ›
The Week’s Best Coronavirus Cartoons ⚡ 3/14
This week, the news was dominated by the growing coronavirus, or COVID-19, crisis. Here’s how some of the best editorial cartoonists covered it: Coronavirus By Nate Beeler, The Columbus Dispatch By Ed Hall By Nick Anderson… Read More ›
Leadership: A Study in Contrasts
Our kingdom to have a leader in the midst of this crisis. Yesterday, the two remaining Democratic candidates for president spoke about the coronavirus pandemic and what our government should be doing to protect Americans. Both of them would be… Read More ›
How We Can Help Our Candidates Campaign in the Age of the Coronavirus
It’s not good for any of us to be mingling in crowds right now, and that holds true for our candidates, too. But what are they supposed to do when so much of the crucial, and most effective, campaign tactics… Read More ›
The Week’s Best Cartoons ⚡ 3/7
In the words of Washington Post cartoonist, Ann Telnaes, “Editorial cartoonists are supposed to keep politicians and people in power accountable.” Here’s how they did that this week. Coronavirus By Signe Wilkinson, Philly Daily News & Philly Inquirer… Read More ›
The Week’s Best Cartoons ⚡ 2/29
In this week’s roundup, the nation’s best editorial cartoonists tackled news about the coronavirus, the stock market plunge, Harvey Weinstein getting convicted, the 2020 election, and other stories. Trump Admin Responds to the Coronavirus By Mike Luckovich, Atlanta… Read More ›