Category: Opinion

Barack Obama – What Have You Done For Me Lately?

  Dr. Errington Thompson We’ve all heard the rhetoric that President Barack Obama really hasn’t done anything during his 18 months as president. There seems Read more »

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Who Is Really Running Things?

  Dr. Errington Thompson Barack Obama was swept into power by a kind of mandate that we haven’t seen in a generation. The Republicans are Read more »

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President Obama Should Say Yes to the NAACP Convention

Earl Ofari Hutchinson An Obama will again address the NAACP’s annual convention starting July 9 in Kansas City. It just won’t be President Obama. First Read more »

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Jobs and Tony Hayward

  Dr. Errington Thompson There is a huge brouhaha over the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Tony Hayward, the CEO of British Petroleum, Read more »

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Racism Hurts Everyone

by Katherine Liss On April 30, the YWCA of Asheville joined more than 250,000 people nationwide in the national Stand Against Racism. Asheville’s YWCA enrolled Read more »

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I Have Just a Few Items to Talk About This Month…

  Dr. Errington Thompson A couple of weeks ago, President Barack Obama decided he and his wife would vacation in Asheville, North Carolina. Although I Read more »

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Breathing While Brown

News analysis by Moe White Last month the Arizona legislature passed the most draconian law yet in the ongoing battle among states to prove themselves Read more »

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Let’s Get to Work!

  Dr. Errington Thompson Healthcare reform is passed. The sun still rises in the east and sets in the west. There was no tsunami to Read more »

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The Politics of Health Insurance Reform – Two Sides of the Story

by Stack Kenny In the preface of his 2006 book Failed States, professor and critic Noam Chomsky suggests that among all the problems facing the Read more »

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Healthcare Reform Reloaded

  Dr. Errington Thompson Do you remember Morris Day, the lead singer of one of the ultimate party groups, The Time? From the darkness, Morris Read more »

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