Author: Solomon Jones
There was a time I respected John McCain. After all, he was a patriot — a hero who had endured torture in the service of his country. But now, with his vote to set in motion a process that will cause millions of Americans to lose their health care, McCain has betrayed the most vulnerable […]
Solomon Jones writes that the drowning death of Jamel Dunn as five teens watched and filmed it represents the death of compassion in our society.
Solomon Jones writes that the Trump email scandal and its connection to possible Russian collusion may not be enough to sway Trump supporters.
A licensed gun owner was killed by police. Solomon Jones wonders why the NRA isn’t speaking up. Could race be the reason why?
Solomon Jones writes that blacks must vote in the upcoming District Attorney race in Philadelphia if we hope to see change in the criminal justice system.
1. Tax march: Protesters in Philly call on Trump to release tax returns Protesters chanting “Hey, hey, ho, ho, corporate greed has got to go” marched in Center City on Saturday, calling for President Trump to release his tax returns. With a 10-foot inflatable chicken leading the march – perched on the bed of a gray Chevrolet […]
THE LATEST ACCUSATION to come out of the Trump administration is that Russia helped Syria cover up chemical weapons still in the country. That assertion, made by senior administration officials to CNN, could very well be true. But one thing is certain: Trump’s sudden interest in protecting Syrian civilians, and his new tough-guy stance on Russia, could not have come at a better time for Trump.
AFTER THE RECENT actions of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, even the few black voters who supported Donald Trump despite his bigoted campaign rhetoric must now admit the obvious. A vote for Trump was a vote for racist policies. Sessions’ decision to order a broad review of federal agreements with dozens of law-enforcement agencies is nothing […]
Amid the increasingly troubling revelations concerning former national security adviser Michael Flynn and his lies about calls with a Russian diplomat, I have a question for white working-class Americans. Why aren’t you outraged?