Theeda Murphy and The Covid Conditions of Tennessee Prisons

Mar 31, 2021 at 10:00 am by Brendon Donoho

"They didn't have enough medical staff before COVID and people were being denied essential medical care because there's not enough money in the budget," says Theeda Murphy, Or.... Read More
Community Garden

How community gardens are answering needs in Murfreesboro

Mar 29, 2021 at 12:49 pm by Brendon Donoho

As the days grow longer and warmer, some Murfreesboro residents are finding a creative way to build and strengthen our community. Autumn Shultz is president of Murfreesboro C.... Read More

Opinion: The Conservative Idea of 'Freedom' is Childish and Selfish

Mar 18, 2021 at 10:17 am by Brendon Donoho 9

"Freedom" is quite the hot term these days. It has become nearly devoid of all meaning as it's tossed here and there as a political football, more often than not wielded by.... Read More

Why TN's GOP must condemn 4 state legislators who voted against abolishing slavery

Mar 17, 2021 at 10:00 am by Brendon Donoho

It is not uncommon in the slightest for Tennessee legislators to find themselves on the wrong side of history. The majority of the Tennessee Republican Caucus, and by their ma.... Read More

It's Time: #BurytheBust of Nathan Bedford Forrest

Mar 10, 2021 at 09:28 am by Brendon Donoho 2

The Tennessee Historical Commission voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to allow the removal of a bust in the state's capital honoring Nathan Bedford Forrest, Confederate general.... Read More

Dawn White, Shane Reeves, and The War on Tennessee's Workers

Mar 09, 2021 at 11:41 am by Brendon Donoho 2

The Tennessee State Senate voted on Monday to approve Senate Joint Resolution 2, which will add so-called “right to work” laws to the Tennessee Constitution. &ldq.... Read More

Poverty is a Problem in Murfreesboro. Mutual Aid is the Answer.

Mar 08, 2021 at 12:00 pm by Brendon Donoho

This should come as little surprise for those who pay attention to the world around them, but poverty is a significant problem in Murfreesboro, and has been since long before.... Read More
Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron

Ending the Rutherford County Mask Mandate is Dangerous Culture War Nonsense

Mar 04, 2021 at 08:00 am by Brendon Donoho 8

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron recently announced that the county's mask mandate would be lifted on March 15, paradoxically urging Rutherford County residents to continue.... Read More

Slavery Has Never Been Abolished in the United States. In Tennessee, It Could Be Soon.

Mar 03, 2021 at 11:00 am by Brendon Donoho

The following piece is a follow-up to my earlier column: Why it's time to fully abolish slavery in Tennessee. Now. In a previous column in support of State Sen.... Read More

Why it's time to fully abolish slavery in Tennessee. Now.

Mar 02, 2021 at 12:18 pm by Brendon Donoho 2

It is long past time to fully abolish slavery in the state of Tennessee and nationwide, and State Sen. Akbari’s Joint Resolution 80 aims to do just that. I suppose.... Read More
The Working Class is Politically Homeless

The Working Class is Politically Homeless; They Don't Have To Be

Feb 25, 2021 at 10:30 am by Brendon Donoho 6

The morning of November 4th, 2016, was jam-packed with Monday morning quarterbacking as the election-predicting community danced about, attempting to explain to their viewers.... Read More

What does 'unity' mean in today's political landscape?

Feb 16, 2021 at 09:19 am by Brendon Donoho

Though it may have taken Donald Trump more than two months to admit it, he lost. So too did the Republican Party on the whole. The Democratic Party under Joe Biden has taken c.... Read More