Unshackling Progress

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Japanese Politicians push to get Comfort women statue removed from a park in LA County

Japanese Politicians push to get Comfort women statue removed from a park in LA County World War II was home to some of the greatest atrocities in recent history. And … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

White Privilege Theory: I’m pretty sure this doesn’t mean what you think it means.

It’s a good theory with an unfortunate name. The term Privilege implies that the benefitted party is well … just that. Privileged or well off or has life easy. Now … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · 3 Comments

What’s Next?: Florida’s New Trayvon Martin Case Is Already Happening

How many other Trayvon Martins are there out there. If there is anything good to come from this trial, it’s that we need to have a long and hard look … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Trayvon Martin: Found Guilty of his Own Murder

There’s so much to say about what’s happened in Florida over the past few months. A teenager was slain, and his killer found not guilty. Sadly, what seemed like a … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why are so Many People Opposed to Marriage Equality?

Just when I had just about given up hope for the Supreme Court, after their very disappointing decision to strike down sections of the voting rights act, they go and … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · 2 Comments

Reversing a Rape Culture: An American Tourist is Gang Raped in India

Currently there is a manhunt for three men who gang raped an American Tourist in Himachal Pradesh. Rape is a worldwide problem but India has been in the spotlight ever … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Unshackling Progress: The steps everyone has to start taking to get the country back on track

There was a time when gridlock in congress was a good thing. It meant that no poorly conceived bills would get through, and congress would only pass the things that … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · Leave a comment