What a New Crop of Veteran-Lawmakers Means for Democrats

Still, veterans argue that they can bring their experience to bear on issues that at first blush may seem unrelated to their specific expertise. Spanberger, for example, cited tariffs as an issue that benefits from a national-security perspective in addition to an economic one, arguing that it has implications for how the U.S. positions itself. “There’s the issue of the United States’ place in the world and the actions we’re taking on a global stage,” she said.

The Generational Trauma of Separating Families

The roots of Trump’s child-detention policy are in American history. A Salvadoran migrant and his sons outside a shelter in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on June 19, 2018, after the father decided to stay with his children in Mexico because of President Trump’s family-separation policy. (Reuters / Jose Luis Gonzalez) As recently as last year, Republican Congressman…

Reflecting on December 2017

As members of society , If we don’t reflect on our mistakes, we are doomed to repeat them. However, if we reflect on those mistakes, figure out what went wrong, see how we can prevent them in the future, we can use our mistakes to get better. Mistakes, then, are a valuable learning tool, instead of…

Reflecting on November 2017

As we reflect during these challenging times. Remember, there are forces out there working on manipulating you and everything around you to lose hope in yourself and fellow humans. Don’t fall for it. You have a choice to be on the side of good or the side of evil against your own people. While we…

Reflecting on October 2017

As we reflect during these challenging times. Remember, there are forces out there working on manipulating you and everything around you to lose hope in yourself and fellow humans. Don’t fall for it. You have a choice to be on the side of good or the side of evil against your own people. While we…

Reflecting on September 2017

As we reflect during these challenging times. Remember, there are forces out there working on manipulating you and everything around you to lose hope in yourself and fellow humans. Don’t fall for it. You have a choice to be on the side of good or the side of evil against your own people. While we…

Reflecting on August 2017

As we reflect during these challenging times. Remember, there are forces out there working on manipulating you and everything around you to lose hope in yourself and fellow humans. Don’t fall for it. You have a choice to be on the side of good or the side of evil against your own people. While we…