“Everyone who is troubled for what the recent election means for women, education,...
“The American people need to once again remind our government representatives that as long as the free exchange of ideas and commerce utilizes corporate thoroughfares, net neutrality must be protected by law,” writes David Ferro.
If the prison system hopes to become a place for corrections, it will need a much more positive culture than what currently exists, and that change needs to start at the top, inmate Brian Wood writes.
“Everyone who is troubled for what the recent election means for women, education, marginalized communities or the continued ability to marry the person they love must stand together,” writes Carol Gnade.
“As long as we continue act like we're in a melodrama, we will never see the true sides of all the characters, their motivations, machinations and the parts they really play,” writes E. Kent Winward.
The Ogden City Council passed a measure this week affirming Ogden’s commitment to the civil liberties of immigrants. “I hope the federal government steps in,” one reader said.
“Thompson has muddied the waters by combining medical use of cannabis with recreational use,” writes Doug Rice. “The sheriff has decided there is no such thing as medical use of cannabis.”
Aristotle said that nature abhors a vacuum. A couple of thousand years of political-economic history has shown that to be accurate. A new vacuum is emerging. It is being filled in a way that should worry workers and consumers from Ogden, Utah, to Oxford, England, to Osaka, Japan. During the...
Weber County Sheriff Terry Thompson continues to advocate for a costly, destructive and failed “war on drugs.” He claims, in a written policy, that legalizing cannabis for medicinal use would “create thousands of victims.” RELATED: “With Nevada's move to legalize,...
The solution to most issues in prison is to take something away, inmate Brian Wood writes. There doesn’t seem to be thought put into what would be a better way to do things.
“The law should be the collective voice of our humanity and basic decency,” writes E. Kent Winward. “When it ceases to be an extension of our own values, we must make every effort to change the law to eliminate fear and increase justice.”