This week’s same-sex marriage ruling from Rankin County shows the hostility to LGBT rights among some of Mississippi’s elected judges.
Rethink Mississippi Brain Drain
As Faulkner instructs us, the past is never dead. But lingering Confederate sympathy among Mississippians — flaring in the wake of the University of Mississippi’s diversity and inclusion report — proves that it is often misremembered.
Mississippi’s flagship university has the opportunity to be a leader for institutions dealing with legacies of racism and exclusion. But before that can happen, we need to support Dan Jones’s leadership from within.
The extension of health coverage under the Affordable Care Act allowed the federal government to cut its reimbursements to hospitals that treat large numbers of uninsured patients. But Mississippi’s rejection of Medicaid expansion means hundreds of thousands will remain without insurance — and healthcare providers will be forced to pick up the tab.
John Oliver takes on America’s broken prison system, with one particularly egregious example from right here in Mississippi.
‘The Rule of Law’: A Mississippi immigration attorney’s response to Gov. Bryant’s comments on unaccompanied minors
Governor Bryant’s letter to President Obama demonstrates a fundamental misunderstanding of U.S. immigration and constitutional law.
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Commentary: Gov. Bryant claims to be protecting teachers from government intervention, but jamming the brakes at the eleventh hour would amount to an even greater intrustion into the classroom than any promulgated by the Common Core.
Common Core gave me the flexibility to teach to my students’ individual needs without compromising essential learning goals that ensured they would be ready for college or careers upon graduation.