The Case for Cannabis in WV

The West Virginia Legislature passed a bill two years ago legalizing the consumption of marijuana for medicinal purposes. But no “weed” may yet be taken as medicine, because the administration of Governor Jim J...

I Am the Light Lady

— There’s still a free press out there. Two days after the 2018 midterm election, a nationwide call was sent out by a coalition of political organizations to stage protests across the country over the firin...

The Other Epidemic

It would be challenging to name anyone more uniquely familiar with racism in America than Abraham Lincoln, who not only has been accused of being a racist himself, but often is described as too moderate even fo...

A More Perfect Union

There have been a couple of times in my life when the policies and politics of the U.S. have seemed so alien and inimical to my sense of decency that I've wanted to leave. Those times were in my youth, when my ...