It’s frustrating to hear statistics like: 1 in 50 people will be victims of revenge porn within the general public and now suffer mental health implications. Of these people, many are also often ashamed or scared to come forward. Victims of revenge porn often lose their jobs or find themselves unable to get a job as a result of this nonconsensual sharing of someone’s photos. … [Read more...] about Reader’s opinion: Pass HB 192, protect victims of revenge porn
Missoula is a special place. From the people who inhabit our city to the places that make our city unique and vibrant to the values we share with our neighbors, this place we call home is a treasure. But Missoula is at a crossroads. Too many Missoulians are being pushed away by the lack of affordable housing, high taxes and poor economic opportunity. We can do better. That’s … [Read more...] about Conservative Missoula councilman recruits candidates for 2019 municipal election
Thousands of Montanans have chosen a career in social work to help individuals and families across this state in life-changing ways. The day in the life of a social worker changes every day and no two social workers in Montana have the same exact job description. But one thing is clear for all of us – we know how important health care access is. As social workers, we are … [Read more...] about Social workers: Montana cannot afford to end Medicaid expansion
There is no other nation whose citizens are better equipped to make moral judgments about total strangers than Americans. After all, a good part of the first Europeans here were the Puritans whose religion was based on what one skeptic said was “The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.” So, when it comes to our government helping the poor, we are the experts … [Read more...] about Montana Viewpoint: Money for nothing – it’s not an economic argument
OK, here’s your chance. If you could wave your magic wand and reinvent the city of Missoula from scratch, how fast could you pull it together? Who would you choose as your leaders? What would be your very first municipal ordinances? For background, here’s how it first went down. March 1, 1883: The Northern Pacific is about to complete its track-laying, and Missoula … [Read more...] about Harmon’s Histories: What would you do if you could reinvent Missoula?