The 5 Things You Thought You Knew About College


This man says that a college degree isn’t what it used to be, and it’s time to take an honest look at college.  — For decades, we have formed and subscribed to beliefs about the factors needed to be successful. Many people have and still believe that a definite route to success is through college. […]

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6 Reasons Why I Won’t Push College on My Children


 With student loan debt at an all-time high, and degrees not being what they used to, this man says it’s time for parents to rethink what they teach their children.  — Back when I was in high school, the factors involved in deciding whether or not to attend college were completely different. Going to college […]

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3 Myths About the USA We Haven’t Seen While Traveling Full-Time For 3 Months


After visiting sixteen states with his family this year, this man says these myths about the U.S. shouldn’t keep you living in fear.  — The United States is a scary, violent place. Better stay home and keep your doors locked. If you watch the news, you could be fooled into believing that the United States […]

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Porn: The Key to All our Faults in Sex?

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It isn’t about porn being morally wrong, it’s a question of what it might do to our self identity and sensibilities.

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The Atlantic Monthly’s Defense of Disney’s Pocahontas is Indefensible


Native Americans often have to contend with depictions of themselves that serve others needs and desires. Debbie Reese responds to The Atlantic Monthly’s latest defense of that practice.

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Get Tough on Crime, Not Kids


Dr. Kwame Brown explains why violent crime is significantly less likely when we give children proper care, resources, food and guidance.

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What Our Obsession With Chris Pratt’s Body Says About Us


The more Chris Pratt’s body changes, the more things stay the same.

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Every White Person is Aiding and Abetting Terrorism Unless Naming Institutional and Cultural White Supremacy in #Charleston

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Chris Crass explains the ways in which white folks nurture racism by refusing to call it by its name.

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We Don’t Need White People Pretending to be Black, We Need Freedom Fighters Ending White Supremacy

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In these Twilight Zone times of Rachel Dolezal, Chris Crass looks back on his own history of identifying with the Black radical tradition, and his role as a white man supporting anti-racism work.

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6 Steps to the Highly Unethical Marketing of Your Book (In Honor of Peter Singer)


Kari Wagner-Peck, mom of a son with Down Syndrome, takes a satirical look at the controversial comments of Princeton professor Peter Singer.

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The Invisible Cynic

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Cabot O’Callaghan is fed up with the lies perpetuated by mass culture and the media and ready for some real change.

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8 Reasons Why I’m NOT Encouraging My Son to go to College


Leah Bell is on a mission to challenge what we’re traditionally told about college and what it takes to be successful. — There is a ridiculous notion that the smart kids go to college and the ones who do not won’t amount to anything. This is exactly why so many students go to college. They […]

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Dear Jeremy Renner: Calling a Fictional Woman a Slut is Still Misogyny

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Black Widow isn’t real, but the millions of women and girls called “sluts” everyday are. Somehow, Jeremy Renner still thinks his joke was okay.

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The Baltimore Protestors Should Never Go Home


Eric Shapiro realizes a whole lot of people wish the protesters in Baltimore should just go home. Here’s why he believes that is the last place they should go.

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A Century of Anzac – Drowned in Beer, Bogans and Patriotism?


When it comes to war, few issues are as polarising as how we choose to remember the men who fought in them.

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Think Getting Rid of Native Mascots Ruins Your Team’s Heritage?

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Ramone Romero thinks it’s pretty ironic that people who want to keep offensive Native mascots complain about losing their heritage.

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