Nike Fumbles the Flag

As we approach our July 4th national Celebration of Independence, our torn and divided nation has an opportunity to pause for a moment to consider what it means to be an American. I wrote yesterday about the cultural appropriation of Memorial Day here in Hawai'i. Freedom Does Not Mean Doing Whatever You Want. It Means … Continue reading Nike Fumbles the Flag

America’s Second Greatest Sin: The War on Drugs

U.S. incarceration rates are among the highest in the world, although crime is down. Want to know why? I've been working to overturn our drug laws for over 20 years. Substance use is a┬áMental Health issue, not criminal. Felicia Alongi Cowden is a first-term County Councilmember on the island of Kaua'i. She is a compassionate … Continue reading America’s Second Greatest Sin: The War on Drugs