Author: Sher Watts Spooner

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The fight for rational gun safety laws is frustrating. But the information that the perpetrator of the latest mass shooting also was guilty of domestic... [Read More]
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Despite what climate deniers say, we know the damage that is happening to our planet. But a new, comprehensive ongoing study looks at the devastating... [Read More]
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One of several satirists keeping us sane (other fave is Bald Piano Guy), Randy Rainbow offers up his own twist on Rocky Horror with the... [Read More]
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While the Trump administration continues to boost dying fossil fuel industries, the rest of the world is stepping up to the true bargain of solar... [Read More]
Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake has decided that he's had it with the "nastiness" of Washington. He will serve out the rest of his term... [Read More]
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With conclusions that should surprise no one, a new poll reports that most people in the country admit to being duped at one time or... [Read More]
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The infuriating news about the years of sexual harassment women suffered at the hands of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein hits home for women everywhere. A... [Read More]
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Soon after Donald Trump's inauguration, a late-night comedian in the Netherlands made fun of Trump's "America First" claim with a video that quickly went viral.... [Read More]
No ties to ISIS. No history of mental illness. No criminal record. No political ideology. No hunting, shooting hobbies, or claims of "trying to protect... [Read More]
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The aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting that killed 58 and injured nearly 500 people attending a country music festival spurred the same partisan divide... [Read More]
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Between the fraudulent national voter suppression commission run by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach and a plethora of state-level voter suppression and voter ID... [Read More]
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You'll note that this tweet comes from Sarah Huckabee Sanders, not from Trump. He's probably still thinking up more tweets about the NFL. [Read More]
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The leaked report from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke about shrinking or altering 10 national monuments and opening them to mining, drilling, increased grazing, logging, and... [Read More]
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it is Sunday morning, after all) from Rev. John Pavlovitz is a must-read about the controversy over the reaction to QB Colin Kaepernick and the... [Read More]
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Judging by the reactions and judgment of many (mostly white and male) members of the media about What Happened , Hillary Clinton's book about the... [Read More]
It's hard to think about the history of labor unions in this country without thinking of the music. Smithsonian Folkways described the movement this way:... [Read More]
Climate change didn't cause Hurricane Harvey. But it made what already was a major storm a hell of a lot worse. Pointing this out... [Read More]
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Here's some good news on the voting front. Illinois GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a bill letting several state agencies automatically register people as voters... [Read More]
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What do you do when you've seen the light about white supremacy and racial hatred? In the case of these ex-white supremacist activists, you make... [Read More]
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The rise of white supremacy in the United States, with Donald Trump as its head cheerleader, has heightened tensions across the country. The "Unite the... [Read More]
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