A nurse treats a patient with coronavirus in the intensive care unit at a hospital on May 1, 2020, in Leonardtown, Maryland. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

The pandemic made racial discrepancies in health care much worse | Opinion

BY: - September 29, 2022

The United States is one of the richest countries in the world, but we suffer from one of the highest rates of preventable mortality.

Close up of a doctor hand with blue glove giving support and love to a patient at hospital. Coronavirus pandemic concept.

Lives hang in the balance as time runs out for action on health insurance | Opinion

BY: - July 29, 2022

The U.S. Senate needs to pass a budget reconciliation bill with Obamacare subsidies.


Enough with the endless nonsense over high gas prices | Opinion

BY: - July 27, 2022

The blame-Biden game overlooks many facts.

The James Webb Space Telescope produced this image, known as Webb’s First Deep Field, a view of galaxy cluster SMACS 0723 and the deepest and sharpest infrared image of the distant universe to date. It was released July 11, 2022. (NASA)

The Webb telescope’s images remind us of who we really are | Quentin Young

BY: - July 22, 2022

The views of the universe are gifts of perspective.


Trump is a domestic enemy. Treat him like one | Quentin Young

BY: - June 17, 2022

If the former president and his abettors attempted a violent coup, what’s to be done with them?


White supremacy and the post-Roe pregnancy-to-prison pipeline | Opinion

BY: - June 12, 2022

Women of color have warned for half a century of the racist result of anti-abortion laws.

Laurie Silver of Lafayette, Colorado takes in what remains of her cousin's condo in the aftermath of the Marshall Fire on December 31, 2021 in Louisville, Colo (Getty Images).

Climate change is wreaking havoc on our mental health | Opinion

BY: - May 26, 2022

I’m a therapist. I’ve seen an increase in the stress my patients express about the state of our climate.

A view of the Never Summer Mountains in Colorado. (NPS/Public domain)

Take a moment to reflect on Wynn Bruce and his death | Opinion

BY: - May 3, 2022

What is it that the world has failed to hear? Bruce insisted, in the extreme manner of a final warning, that we listen.


To build a better America, ensure everyone who needs health care can get it | Opinion

BY: - March 15, 2022

Americans should have access to the care they need no matter where they live, what they look like or how much they make.


The GOP is the gallows party

BY: - March 11, 2022

The longer violent rhetoric is allowed to persist the more actual violence is likely to occur.


Jan. 6 succeeded. Here’s what’s next | Quentin Young

BY: - January 7, 2022

Just as America has endured past division it has also seen heroic resistance to abuses.


Stop posing with guns. It makes you look weak | Quentin Young

BY: - January 4, 2022

Glorification of firearms helps create a culture that allows routine slaughter.