Puerto Rico isn’t a public relations problem for the president; it is a human crisis for millions of American citizens.
This isn’t a game. The lives of American citizens have and will be lost because of the belated and inadequate response.
No foreign power is as much a threat to us as we are to one another. There is no sanctuary. No place is safe.
The football players showed the real patriotism that the flag truly represents.
The right to vote is central to the legitimacy of any democracy.
Surely we can agree to take the actions needed to protect ourselves as much as possible from the coming disasters.
It will get worse. The glaciers are melting. The warmer waters are rising. Warmer waters feed stronger storms.
Colin Kaepernick is treated as a pariah because he protested the continued oppression “of black people and people of color.”
It isn’t surprising that someone with Trump’s agenda would seek to fan the flames of racial division.
We applaud Republicans who, unlike Trump, call out the neo-Nazis and the Klansmen. But the measure of their sincerity is how they act.
The assault on affirmative action is classic dog whistle racial politics.
Donald Trump often seems more shock jock than president.
The commission’s members make up a rogues gallery and a dream team of voter suppression.
JACKSON: Trump wouldn’t want done to him what he’s doing to the majority of the American people.
JESSE JACKSON: Women, people of color, the poor and the LGBTQ are the targets, but the entire country will suffer.