Mariellen Jewers
Mariellen Jewers

NDAA and Guantanamo Bay Show Obama is Still Crushing Civil Rights

That any person should be held by a United States agency without the possibility of being transferred for trial in a federal court is ludicrous.

Tax Exempt Religious Organizations: Why U.S. Churches Should No Longer Be Tax Exempt

In Italy, the Roman Catholic Church will no longer be exempt from property tax. The U.S. should follow suit and promote financial transparency in religious institutions.

Hugo Chavez Wins the Venezuela Election, But Democracy is the True Victor

Venezuelans can now say that they have a competitive party system, a hallmark of a true democracy.

Don't Shop at Walmart, Beware of Whole Foods' Libertarian Leaning, and 5 Tips to Being a Responsible Consumer

Here are 5 tips to help you spot corporate villains and heroes in the corporate world.

Catholic Church Should Focus On the Poor, Not Barack Obama's Birth Control Issue

The Catholic Church's opposition to birth control is unwarranted.

Peace Corps Decision to Abandon El Salvador and Honduras Leaves Central America to Hang Out to Dry

With increasing insecurity in Central America, Peace Corps' decision to leave El Salvador and Honduras will set back social progress in the hemisphere.


Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich's Cuba Policies are Disastrous

Mitt Romney’s and Newt Gingrich’s positions toward Cuba are obsolete, counterproductive, and increasingly damaging to our reputation internationally.

Rand Paul Airport Pat-Down Shows How TSA Security Measures Harm our Health, Privacy, and Dignity

Rand Paul's airport security scuffle serves as a reminder that TSA gate security is badly designed and ineffective. TSA exposes innocent people to health risks and violate our personal liberty.

SOPA and PIPA Will Not Stop Internet Piracy, Business Solutions Will

SOPA and PIPA got internet juggernauts in a tizzy, but internet piracy is not new. Stopping piracy requires an economic, not a legislative, fix.