Saturday, November 26, 2022

Election Day

Opinion Here comes Election Day, across the nation and in the county where I live in northern Nevada. It will be interesting to see how...

It’s All Such a Shame

Opinion And some of us say, “How can this be?” “This” being nineteen grade-schoolers and two teachers massacred in their classroom even before the victims...

The End of Democracy?

Opinion We are coming to the end of the most consequential year in the complicated history of democracy in our country. Next year, 2022, will...

Rittenhouse in Nevada

Opinion A gun store in Carson City, near where I live in northern Nevada, ran an ad on their Facebook page reminding customers to ask...

Trump Justice Complex

Opinion There is an old political gimmick, called “doubling-down,” that certain politicians have perfected. It’s a term for a point in blackjack when, if you’ve...

Trickle Down Extremism, Part 2

Opinion The outstanding feature of politics nowadays goes something like, “They can’t possibly top this.” And then they do.  Our Lyon County Commissioners caught a bad...

Reno Police move to undermine spike in catalytic convertor thefts

Since the start of the pandemic in March of 2020, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), there has been an eleven-fold, nationwide...

Brown Berets evolve, champion more than Chicano issues and identity

Since Donald Trump began his run for president, people wearing brown berets and military insignias have been evident at ongoing protests and counter protests...

What is police accountability without transparency?

Imagine the government conducting an extensive investigation into complaints that police practices violate citizens’ constitutional rights, but deciding not to take further action. Now...

Dispatches from Thacker Pass – How corporations work to undermine grassroots...

Opinion For 50 days, the Protect Thacker Pass camp has stood here in the mountains of northern Nevada, on Northern Paiute territory, to defend the...