Everybody’s talking about the shooting of Trayvon Martin. Nobody’s talking about Alabama Senate Bill 112. That needs to change.
In some circles, speaking ill of Dr. King is blasphemous. But wasn’t he just a man like ourselves?
T.J. McCormack believes that if we truly want a post-racist society, both the left and the right need to drop the rhetoric and up the compassion, and meet somewhere in the middle.
Jackie Summers suggests we “teach the teachable” when it comes to equality.
Lili Bee interviews a violent offender just released from Sing Sing, and talks about remorse, learning to see consequences, restorative justice, and goodness.
Andrew D. S. James is glad we are having civil discourse on such issues as race. But he’d also like us to take some action.
When does injustice become justice?
David Dean tells the tale of an immense struggle hidden and neglected throughout time and of a game that turned out to be so much more.
No wonder this is a confusing time for men. Chivalry is dead, and men are to blame.
Even though biology might not be destiny, Hugo Schwyzer writes, there’s nothing wrong with a man being chivalrous.
Roger Durham embraces the ambiguity, tension, diversity of thought and juxtaposition of words like “good” and “porn” in the discussions here.
It’s not so much a case of “nice guys finish last.” They simply get stuck in the middle—and nobody cares about the middle.
Roger Durham discusses the loss of intellectual dialog to loud, vitriolic and sometimes personal attacks on character.
There’s no such thing as a real man. And that’s OK.
Andrea Doucet reviews the research on whether women should “go ugly” and draws some conclusions.
As a culture we love porn. We love guys who cheat. And we really have a lot of trouble getting honest about what it means to be a man. Readers respond to Weiner and breast augmentation.