As a photojournalist, I have toted my camera to at least 27 marches and actions since Inauguration Day—many of them organized by “ordinary” citizens who felt called to demonstrate for their rights, the well-being of their children, the safety of their neighbors, and the humanity of strangers. The ability to elevate the voices, faces, and stories […]
This month, the White House leaked that Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa) was in the final stages of vetting to become the nation’s Drug Czar. Marino’s record as a prosecutor and legislator is in line with the punitive approach Donald Trump has promised to tackling illicit drugs. Drug policy expert Sanho Tree explains why a border wall won’t stop drugs from coming into the country and why our most pressing drug problem, the opioid overdose crisis, was caused by the very prohibition-oriented drug policies that Trump favors.
On a soggy Saturday, thousands of people gathered to march in a “celebration of science.” Held on Earth Day, the March for Science was a nonpartisan event, as anti-science policies from both sides of the aisle “harm everyone,” the organizers stated on their website. Under the Trump administration, scientific agencies are expecting to see severe funding cuts, while research data has disappeared from public […]
There are many wonderful adoption stories in the world, but almost none of them feature the perspective of the birth mother. In the season finale of CHOICE/LESS, Angelique Saavedra tells her powerful and heart-rending story so that other birth mothers know they don't have to be invisible—their experiences matter.
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