Normalizing Trump’s vile campaign is wrong. And we already made that mistake before. When I heard Hillary Clinton said ‘We owe him [Trump] an open mind and the chance to […]
Go local, young activist…and old and go deep and embrace. I don’t care about people’s hearts. I want to change policies in a way that people’s darkest feelings cannot affect others.
We need #OneMovement for another reason. We need real, systemic change. We need to question the basic tenets of a system that keeps so many under so much stress and manages to make them believe it is their hungry neighbor who is doing it to them.
Yes, I know this will shock those who know me even casually, given my outspokenness against that national emergency called Donald Trump. However, I do mean it: Trump’s supporters, the […]
Some look at Ben Carson, one of the Republican candidates for president, as showcasing a supine scientific ignorance that should be surprising, given his great medical acumen. I do not […]
Isabel M. Estrada-Portales, Ph.D., M.S. But it is not enough for me to stand before you tonight and condemn riots. It would be morally irresponsible for me to do that […]
By Isabel Manuela Estrada Portales, Ph.D., M.S. We have always known that a racist, discriminatory system harms everyone, including those doing most of the harming. As Toni Morrison would ask, […]
By Isabel Manuela Estrada Portales, Ph.D., M.S. Science and research require methodology. A pillar of science is the ability to control for extraneous and confounding factors that will render the […]