By Victor Rivera I’m glad to say that the greater Las Vegas community has responded to the Route 91 tragedy in a way that made me proud of my hometown. I volunteered on campus at UNLV to help collect supplies...
By Victor Rivera What is authenticity? My personal take is that when it comes to people, authenticity is the behavior that comes from a person which is natural to them and relates to people in a way that that is...
By Mike McGreer Last weekend, the nation was rocked by the outburst of violence that white supremacists provoked in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Charlottesville tragedy is simply the latest in a long line of fascist, racist, bigoted and anti-government atrocities committed...
By Dr. Michael Green In April 1861, America went to war with itself. The Confederates were determined to preserve its institution of slavery that judged a person’s worth by the color of one’s skin. Though their army would ultimately be...
By Natalie Hernandez In November of last year, Nevadans voted to make our state safer by voting yes on ballot Question 1, or The Background Check Initiative. So why don’t we have background checks now? We need not look further...
By Matthew DeFalco Last week began as a normal week for the tens of thousands of LGBTQIA American service members. Until it wasn't. Some woke up in the morning and exercised with their comrades, put on their uniforms with pride,...
By Denise Tanata Senator Heller will demonstrate in the coming days whether he stands with the people of Nevada, including our children, or with his leadership in Washington. His vote to allow the Senate to move forward with repealing and...
By Brooke Maylath An old Chinese curse says “May you live in interesting times.” We are in the middle of some very interesting times, indeed. This country’s current administration has declared open war on some of this nation’s proudest patriots...
By Gregory York President Trump has officially nominated John K. Bush to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and Damien Schiff United States Court of Federal Claims. Their confirmations will be held Thursday, July 13. Both nominees...
By Elspeth DiMarzio, Sierra Club - Beyond Coal Campaign This year is the 20th anniversary of the state’s first renewable portfolio standard (RPS) bill. In 1997, NV got less than 5% of its electricity from renewable sources. As of December...

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