Thursday, May 19, 2022

The End of Democracy?

Opinion We are coming to the end of the most consequential year in the complicated history of democracy in our country. Next year, 2022, will...

Rittenhouse in Nevada

Opinion A gun store in Carson City, near where I live in northern Nevada, ran an ad on their Facebook page reminding customers to ask...

Trump Justice Complex

Opinion There is an old political gimmick, called “doubling-down,” that certain politicians have perfected. It’s a term for a point in blackjack when, if you’ve...

Trickle Down Extremism, Part 2

Opinion The outstanding feature of politics nowadays goes something like, “They can’t possibly top this.” And then they do.  Our Lyon County Commissioners caught a bad...

Reno Police move to undermine spike in catalytic convertor thefts

Since the start of the pandemic in March of 2020, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), there has been an eleven-fold, nationwide...

Brown Berets evolve, champion more than Chicano issues and identity

Since Donald Trump began his run for president, people wearing brown berets and military insignias have been evident at ongoing protests and counter protests...

What is police accountability without transparency?

Imagine the government conducting an extensive investigation into complaints that police practices violate citizens’ constitutional rights, but deciding not to take further action. Now...

Dispatches from Thacker Pass – How corporations work to undermine grassroots...

Opinion For 50 days, the Protect Thacker Pass camp has stood here in the mountains of northern Nevada, on Northern Paiute territory, to defend the...

Nevada’s illegal sex industry is the nation’s largest and a hub...

A patchwork of municipalities in seven of Nevada’s 17 counties are the only places in the nation where selling sex for money is legal....

Douglas County Library Board hears the results of diversity statement investigation

On June 24 of this year, the Douglas County Public Library posted a diversity statement to its Facebook page. The county's legal counsel immediately...