A continuing water crisis in Flint, Michigan, is shattering the perception that only residents of poor countries are denied access to this basic human right.
Kennedy is retiring and a SCOTUS fight is upon us. This is not politics as usual. This is survival. The Democrats must treat it as such or be forever infamous for preemptive surrender.
More people were killed by Maria than by the terrorist attacks of 9/11. This time, we can't blame anyone but ourselves.
Urban Appalachia has a long, proud tradition of speaking truth to power and combating the backward politics of charlatans.
Poets don't build houses and don't save lives. But stories shape us as much as the land does, and in the Appalachian tradition, women are the history keepers and the storytellers.
The civil complaint could have a major effect on the 835 cases of demonstrators arrested at Standing Rock, where they protested the building of an oil pipeline.