Category: Opinion

It’s Now Time for Medicare for All

Senator Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, and Jeff Merkley, are introducing a Medicare For All bill in the Senate. It’s a model for where this nation needs to be headed. Some background: American spending on health care per person…

Trump’s Policy Catastrophe

It’s easy to get caught up in the deeply flawed character of Donald Trump. We also need to recognize the policy catastrophe of his presidency. Compare the things he’s been focusing on with the real problems facing this country. This past…

“Fake News”is free speech

By Bill Farrar Director of Public Policy & Communications at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Virginia Let’s get this out of the way: “Fake news” is free speech. The ACLU of Virginia would defend the right of anyone to…

The True Face of Donald Trump

President Donald Trump is a racist and a hate preacher. It’s time to stop trivializing the immense damage he is causing.  Editorial by Klaus Brinkbäumer Ninety years ago, in the New York borough of Queens, around 1,000 members of the Klu…