After all of the irresponsibility of Chris Cuomo and CNN’s support of his career, it is time for responsibility

Image of Chris Cuomo, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Chris Cuomo is in trouble once again, this time as the perpetrator of a confirmed incident of sexual harassment. In a guest piece to The New York Times, Cuomo’s former boss at ABC, Shelley Ross, revealed that the CNN host grabbed her rear without her consent, saying, “I can do…


Lost Cause mythology remains strong, but it needs to be stomped out like the propaganda it is.

Confederate Flag of Fort Jackson via Wiki Commons

The debate over Confederate statutes was once again ignited last Monday after Charlottesville’s city council decided to remove two statues dedicated to Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. The decision was partially motivated by the violent arrival of white supremacists at the infamous ‘Unite the Right” rally of 2017, which…


The 1619 Project, while flawed, is critical to understanding the role of race in American history.

History is a finicky thing. Research methods are constantly evolving, and ways of studying that were once considered golden today are revealed to be flawed tomorrow. Previous understandings of the past sometimes fall apart or are revised upon finding new evidence. In many cases, researchers go in thinking one thing…


The Pandora Papers reveal what we already knew. Wealth is being hoarded and nobody is doing anything about it.

Earlier this week, we learned what has been known to many worldwide: The rich are getting richer while the poor are getting poorer. Of course, that is not all that was revealed this week, as the recently leaked Pandora Papers show that part of that problem is due to the…


After a year of the coronavirus and months of fighting over vaccines, the time for games has passed. The anti-vaccine movement has long hampered public health efforts, and I have consistently deplored them for it, even before Covid-19. But with Covid deaths in America outpacing the 1918 pandemic, my patience…


Joe Manchin courtesy Wikimedia Commons

By now, most Americans know who Joe Manchin is. His consistent opposition to Democratic reforms and his refusal to reject the filibuster has made him famous on both sides of the aisle. He is, however, one of the biggest points of frustration for Democrats, as his refusal to support getting…


I want Trump to rot in prison. Trump should've been arrested a long time ago, make no mistake. But that doesn't make Cuomo innocent.


Cuomo’s resignation means nothing without permanent condemnation

There was a time when Governor Andrew Cuomo was respected. When he was held up as the responsible leader in the face of the perpetual and stubborn ignorance of then-President Donald Trump, that day is long gone, and now, the once honored governor is facing the potential end of his…


The New York Hedge Fund owned by Randall Smith has obliterated an already struggling industry

Democracy is not self-maintaining, and freedom isn’t free. For years, Americans have been bombarded with these phrases, but very few fully comprehend the value of those words or the more subtle meanings behind them. Local news is on the decline within this day and age, and with it, an informed…


Speaker Pelosi’s decision to veto Republican choices to the committee on January 6th is a rare sign of backbone. Let’s hope it continues.

“I must reject the recommendations of Representatives Banks and Jordan to the Select Committee….” Those were the words of Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday, as she rejected two Republican suggestions to sit on the commission to investigate January 6th. The move is sure to anger many Republicans, but that is…

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