REMEMBERING JOHN LEWIS--In 1965, as chair of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), 25-year-old John Lewis led 600 protesters on the first march from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery, to intensify pressure on Congress to pass a federal voting rights law.
NEW GEOGRAPHY-Pessimism is the mood of the day, with 80 percent of Americans saying the country is generally out of control.
DISPARATE DEVASTATION-The novel SARS-CoV-2 has roared through the American landscape leaving physical, emotional, and economic devastation in its wake.
OTHER WORDS-However much half of this country hates the other half now, it’s only going to get worse leading up to November. I don’t look forward to it.
OTHER WORDS-Six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the disease is raging anew because corporate-serving public officials rushed to “open the economy,” causing more infections and deaths.