The Week Ahead: Death and Taxes

The Week Ahead: Death and Taxes

To be honest, we cannot be sure what the coming week may hold for our country, or for the rest of the world. If we have learned anything from this past week’s events, it is that this president is completely unpredictable, and completely inappropriate in his responses...
The Week Ahead: April’s Fools

The Week Ahead: April’s Fools

Well things are popping in the Capitol as we head into week 11 of the Trump presidency. Wait, what?! Has it only been ten weeks since the inauguration? Although it may feel like we have been resisting this administration’s nefarious efforts for a millennium, it...
More than their fair share–environmental inequality

More than their fair share–environmental inequality

Last month we watched the  Trump Administration disregard the voices of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe concerning the completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which will place their primary water source, Lake Oahe, at risk of oil contamination. The decision of the...
Nevertheless she persisted: women in politics

Nevertheless she persisted: women in politics

According to The Center for Women and Politics, women account for less than a third of elected representatives in Congress and all other elected offices. In 1971 women accounted for less than ten percent of elected office holders. We have made some progress in 46...