“Trust Landlords”: Pro-Choice Candidate Supports Eviction Rights

Posted on April 28, 2020 By

Satire by Richard Stith Reporter: “I am so grateful for your willingness to answer a few questions about the eviction controversy. As I’m sure you know, in response to the “My Building, My Choice!” campaign, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development has proposed rules to make it easier for landlords to evict tenants….

Sickness is the Health of the State? Civil Liberties and Conflict during a Pandemic

Posted on April 21, 2020 By

by John Whitehead The COVID-19 pandemic has consumed the world’s attention during these early months of 2020. The virus’ health threat, especially to older people and other vulnerable groups, is correctly the primary concern right now, with the pandemic’s economic consequences perhaps being the second greatest concern. Both these aspects of the pandemic fully deserve…

The Message of “Never Rarely Sometimes Always”: Abortion Gets Sexual Predators Off the Hook

Posted on April 14, 2020 By

by Rachel MacNair With the initial theater release interrupted by the Covid-19 closing of theaters, this movie was offered online April 3, 2020.   The title of the movie, “Never Rarely Sometimes Always” is based on an intense scene in which the protagonist, Autumn, is being counseled at an abortion facility before her abortion. Those…

A Healing Metaphor: Pandemic as War

Posted on April 7, 2020 By

by Julia Smucker The language is everywhere: we’re at war against an invisible enemy, adjusting to new realities of wartime living and expressing gratitude to the brave men and women fighting on the front lines to keep us safe. Except that the front in this war is in hospitals and labs, and the front-line fighters…