50 years of gay pride

by Ellen Ratner -- This week is the 50th anniversary of Gay Pride and of the men who fought back when the police raided the Stonewall Inn bar in 1969. It is more…

A progressive view on the Second Amendment

by Ellen Ratner -- Thom Hartmann has just published a new book entitled "The Hidden History of Guns and the Second Amendment." Thom is a progressive radio host, and he is brilliant. more…

To impeach or not to impeach?

by Ellen Ratner -- This week, most of the television cable stations are focusing on impeachment when they aren't doing Mueller's speech. Should there be impeachment? One person who I know and more…

The Equality Act? It's about time!

by Ellen Ratner -- This week was the 65th anniversary of a famous Supreme Court Ruling known as Brown v. Board of Education. It was really Brown v. Board of Education of more…

The press is not the 'enemy of the people'

by Ellen Ratner -- The United Nations declared Friday as World Press Freedom Day. The Declaration of Human Rights was passed by the United Nations in December of 1948 when there were more…