Tom Cantlon is a local columnists for The Daily Courier in Prescott, Arizona.
The Nuns on the Bus are doing a tour to raise awareness about the negative effects of the 2017 tax cut, which mostly benefited corporations and the top (wealthy), and the efforts to undo access to health care.
As hot as it’s been around here lately it got me to thinking about climate change. That and a host of recent news pieces.
Here are a handful of notable news pieces that might indicate more than they look like on the surface, which I’ll expound on below.
There’s an article on immigration that is informative and gives solid steps that could improve things in a balanced way.
In Yarnell, the tips of the flames contain whatever the fire relentlessly declares is done.
That financial and legal systems mostly favor the top, even to the point of ignoring harm to the rest, is such a given that it isn’t even hidden.
Life is becoming one big set of monopolies and near-monopolies: Facebook, Twitter, Google, whichever phone service covers your area best, single-source pharmaceuticals, Amazon.
The great pride most locals hold for our area is valuable, but it can be undermined if they don’t think local leadership sees things the same way.
Striking teachers need to not worry about being nice.
Trump’s bombing of Syria was good, but how he used the military in this case was bad.