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My Turn: Reckoning with our moral weakness

...dedicated to the people of Atka who were interned there during World War II. Seventeen of the 83 Aleuts died from lack of adequate food, shelter or medical care. It's one of many broken hearted chapters in our nation's history for which we lack the...
Around the state

...frozen to the ground outside, Alaska State Troopers said Tuesday. Carolyn Boughton, 56, has until Friday to provide adequate food and shelter for between 45 and 60 dogs she keeps. Otherwise, troopers say they will confiscate the animals. Veterinarian...
Election outcome is not necessarily a moral victory

...inherently worthy. On a political level, this translates to creating a society where everyone lives in dignity, with adequate food, shelter, and medical care. It means paying people a living wage for their work. It means reducing the growing...
The swans have returned to Southeast Alaska

...prolonged cold period the birds simply leave and fly further south until they find suitable areas with open water and adequate food. Blind Slough, while notable for its over-wintering swans, is also special in many other ways. In recognition...
PETA suggests animal hoarder get counseling

...charged with two counts of animal cruelty for allegedly keeping animals in an inhumane manner by failing to provide adequate food, water, housing and care. A third count of animal cruelty stems from an incident where Allen allegedly hit a cat...
Outside editorial: Time for a passenger bill of rights for air travel

...of rights is wending its way through Congress. The House and Senate versions would require the airlines to provide adequate food and water and to devise plans to allow passengers to leave planes that have been stuck on the tarmac. The airlines...
Egg label means hens treated properly

...S. eggs produced under science-based guidelines. The cage system provides greater assurance that hens receive adequate food and water daily, and hen houses protect hens from inclement weather. The cage system allows farm caretakers to visually...
Minimum wage stuck in the 1950s

...buying power. Aside from the undoubted fact that they thereby suffer great human hardship, they are unable to buy adequate food and shelter, to maintain health or to buy their share of manufactured goods." Roosevelt said, "The increase of...
Tarmac torture

...lengthy tarmac delays. Plans would have to specify the maximum delay the air carrier will permit and provision of adequate food, water and restrooms. A passenger bill of rights that would codify such regulations has languished in the Senate...
My Turn: Take the challenge to ensure all in Juneau have enough to eat

...classroom. In Juneau alone, there are more than 400 homeless people, and many more families and households cannot afford adequate food. This year, according to an article in the Nov. 7 Empire ("Students spend night in cold to support homeless peers...


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