Brown’s Deadly Budget

The Golden State has been in a budget crisis for so long that things like the library being shuttered more often than it’s open for “furlough days,” the DMV never being open on Fridays, and the Sheriff’s office pleading for money from members of the public to pay for basic services seem utterly routine.

Op Ed

Another View of Ableism

The Oxford English Dictionary records the first usage of the word ‘ableism’ in 1981. It’s highly probable that disability rights activists have been using this word much longer; many people are surprised to learn that disability rights activism has a history dating to the 1800s, that people with disabilities have been challenging discrimination against us […]