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HI legislators must act now in the face of Trump tax cuts for the rich, and assault on the safety net for the most vulnerable

The OpEd below was first published in the Honolulu Star Advertiser, April 25, 2017 and republished on this blog with permission. As the 2018 Hawai‘i state legislature convenes, it is worth remembering that our new Gilded Age is a call to do everything we can at the local level to alleviate the misery writ large on our streets. 907 more words

I BLOG

The Last Holiday: On Stevie Wonder, Gil-Scott Heron and the MLK Observance They Turned From Dream to Reality

It was a long road to the third Monday in January when all 50 states observe the birth of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the day named in his honor.  475 more words

Arts And Culture

Who's Got the Power?

Bob wrote the following Facebook post November 12, 2016, just shortly after the chaotic presidential election. It was shared 32 times. 

It’s not cis-whites versus the diverse. 524 more words

Economics

Trump Lies About the Russia Investigation

Donald Trump just can’t stop lying. I don’t mean lying in a way that is hard to discern, but lying in an obvious, blatant way that just doesn’t even make sense. 156 more words

Income Disparity

Polarization And Gerrymandering

Analysis finds there to be endless speculation, with statistical backing, on “the polarization of America” on the majority of issues facing our children’s future. Whether this is a readily available handle on the news by the news media, or “fake news” promoted by tech savvy raconteurs (both foreign and domestic), or is actually so but impossible to grasp unless you are a main frame computer is a contemporary puzzle. 606 more words

Critical Analysis