“The Ice Bucket Challenge should help make us aware of the political structures around us and the ways in which they are massively failing, but it shouldn’t be serve as an excuse not to be charitable,” writes economics PhD student Ben Labe.
“My brownness isn’t something to be blind to or to love me in spite of. It is who I am,” writes activist Candice Russell.
Psychologist Sandy Peace offers 7 steps that will help you kick procrastination in the ass!
N.C. Harrison sings the praises of the massive, powerful bad guys who force our fictional heroes to rise to the occasion.
Jim Jividen breaks down this year’s Summer Slam, and in the process ranks every Summer Slam in history.
“Twenty thousand light years from earth, one looking at the escaped light would see those paleo-Indians as if they were the ones living today. Twenty thousand years from now, I will be nothing more than a ghost on the galactic wind,” writes N.C. Harrison.
“It does not matter whether our activities are informed by an element of choice or biology, only that we exist and that we are happy and fulfilled in our lives,” writes Angelus Morningstar.
Angelus Morningstar discusses how the entanglement of LGBTI rights with globalization and imperialism continues to present problems in countries such as Uganda.
“Messages that focus solely on condom use do not engage with the psychological and social issues that inflame people’s desires to engage in risk-taking behaviour,” writes Angelus Morningstar.
Film critic John Ryan Powell examines a haunting, underrated classic that forces us to come to terms with our isolation and futility.
“To love radically and wholly, invested fully in something that is not the self, creates a greater thing than the ego could ever imagine,” writes science fiction fan N.C. Harrison.
Angelus Morningstar explains how queer polyamory challenges ingrained behaviors of masculine dominance within same-sex relationships.
“When we face our emotions, we can learn what they are trying to tell us about what we need and value,” writes psychologist Sandy Peace.
“If you can create a teamwork attitude towards meeting your common needs, there is the potential to strengthen your connection and save your relationship,” explains psychologist Sandy Peace.