Talon Marks

Joe Biden is currently running for the 2020 Presidential election. Biden's pick for VP is Senator Kamala Harris. Photo credit: The Review Univ. of Delaware on Flickr.com

Talon Marks endorses Joe Biden for president

October 16, 2020

With election day on the horizon, voters are faced with two polarizing perspectives on the future of this country. God help us all.

Two people sit on a park bench socially desitancing. COVID has claimed over 200,00 thousand lives.

COVID won’t disappear because you want it to, just ask the 200,000 dead

October 9, 2020

Two people sit on a park bench socially distancing. COVID has claimed over 200,00 thousand lives.

Amy Ross, a spacesuit engineer at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, left, and NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, second from left, watch as Kristine Davis, a spacesuit engineer at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, wearing a ground prototype of NASA’s new Exploration Extravehicular Mobility Unit (xEMU), and Dustin Gohmert, Orion Crew Survival Systems Project Manager at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, wearing the Orion Crew Survival System suit, right, wave after being introduced by the administrator, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 at NASA Headquarters in Washington. The xEMU suit improves on the suits previous worn on the Moon during the Apollo era and those currently in use for spacewalks outside the International Space Station and will be worn by first woman and next man as they explore the Moon as part of the agency’s Artemis program. The Orion suit is designed for a custom fit and incorporates safety technology and mobility features that will help protect astronauts on launch day, in emergency situations, high-risk parts of missions near the Moon, and during the high-speed return to Earth. Photo credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky

No, manifest destiny does not apply to space

October 4, 2020

Amy Ross, a spacesuit engineer at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, left, and NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, second from left, watch as Kristine Davis, a spacesuit engineer at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, wearing a ground prototype of NASA’s new Exploration Extravehicular Mobility Unit (xEMU), and Dustin Gohmert, Orion Crew Survival Systems Project Manager at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, wearing the Orion Crew Survival System suit, right, wave after being introduced by the administrator, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 at NASA Headquarters in Washington. The xEMU suit improves on the suits previous worn on the Moon during the Apollo era and those currently in use for spacewalks outside the International Space Station and will be worn by first woman and next man as they explore the Moon as part of the agency’s Artemis program. The Orion suit is designed for a custom fit and incorporates safety technology and mobility features that will help protect astronauts on launch day, in emergency situations, high-risk parts of missions near the Moon, and during the high-speed return to Earth

On Sept. 17, 2020, President Donald Trump signs the

Trump tries to warp history to his own benefit

September 25, 2020

Donald Trump is attempting to reshape how young people are educated about the history of racial injustice in the United States and not for the better.

A 33-year-old Mexican immigrant seeking refuge in the U.S. was so severely injured from a fall while in detention that he can't feel his legs and now uses a wheelchair, his El Paso attorney says. But Immigration and Customs Enforcement says the man had a thorough medical evaluation and there was

Forced hysterectomies: the latest in the US’ attempted genocide

September 20, 2020

A 33-year-old Mexican immigrant seeking refuge in the U.S. was so severely injured from a fall while in detention that he can’t feel his legs and now uses a wheelchair, his El Paso attorney says. But Immigration and Customs Enforcement says the man had a thorough medical evaluation and there was “no known justification” for his being unable to walk. In this file photo, an unidentified Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ICE deportation officer reviews forms required to issue a detainer asking local law enforcement to hold someone until ICE agents can pick the person up, at the the Pacific Enforcement Response Center in Laguna Niguel on April 26, 2017.

A lone firefighter battles a raging inferno. As of Sept. 11, over 3000 homes have been lost, with billions in damages.

PG&E: Profit, Greed and Evil

September 11, 2020

It's time for the power company giant, to share that power with the people. Battling climate change and democratizing energy are interconnected struggles.

In order for change to be made, protestors need to be heard without police beating down on them for speaking up. Photo credit: needpix.com

Protests against police brutality have sparked a wave of police and white supremacist brutality

September 4, 2020

The police continue to murder and beat people. White supremacists are attacking protesters in the streets. Is it any surprise that the nation's blood is boiling?

Sex workers should be able to make an income on their own terms without fear of abuse from the public, especially in times of great economic turmoil.

Its OnlyFair: We need to check our prejudices and stigmatization against sex workers

August 29, 2020

Sex workers should be able to make an income on their own terms without fear of abuse from the public, especially in times of great economic turmoil.

Congress during COVID: The best circus in town

Photo credit: Chris Ware

Edgar Mendoza, Keanu Ruffo, and Mirella Vargas

August 21, 2020

If you're looking for jokes, look no further than how our government treats small businesses during this pandemic.

Some animals will not expect the sudden abandonment by their owner. However, animals shelters are concerned many furry friends will be returned to the shelters. Photo credit: Sofia Gallegos

Pets are family, not disposable objects

May 17, 2020

Animal shelters are preparing for what could be a traumatizing time for animals as they brace for a high volume of returned pets who were used as a form of entertainment during the stay-at-home order.

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