From internment camps to Congress

The Second World War’s internment camps for Japanese-Americans were an extremely shameful period in US history, made more so by the nation’s attempt to cover it up as quickly as possible. The camps were located in extremely remote regions, cut off from society, and when the war was over, they were for the most part […]

Holding the government hostage

In September, the GOP threatened yet another government shutdown, this time over funding for Planned Parenthood — and we’ve all seen and heard the arguments over why this is ridiculous, so I’m not going to go into them here, because my interest is less with Planned Parenthood (which, like other social and public services, should […]