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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How Much Will It Really Cost to Send Your Kid to College?


Are student loans a bubble like real estate was?

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Madonna, Drake, and the Entitlement of White Women

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Britni de la Cretaz condemns Madonna’s clear sexual violation of Drake at Coachella, and notes that it’s not the first time the star has acted out white supremacy.

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Mary Kay LeTourneau is Not a Lover, She’s a Rapist


We cannot allow the media to romanticize and downplay child sexual assault. This is not a love story. This is a horrifying story of abuse.

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Why We Need H.L. Mencken


Could a sharp-tongued journalist with a reputation for bitter honesty be the person we need to bring some sense to our 24/7 media circus?

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An American Liberal on the Israeli Elections


Julie France discusses the seemingly unbridgeable divide currently separating the Israeli left from the Israeli right.

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Phil Robertson Reminds Me Why I’m a Humanist

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Dear Phil Robertson: A moral code based upon anything other than compassion for others is not really moral. Now, ask God to forgive you for the harm you’ve caused.

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What If ‘New Atheism’ is Actually Causing Harm?

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If our goal is peace, how can destroying all of Islam be the answer?

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6 Really Important Reasons You Should Think Twice About College


If you think a college degree will bring you success, here’s why you should think twice. — Challenging my beliefs piqued my curiosity, and I began gathering information. It is time to stop the insanity! The insanity of blindly believing what we’re told! The insanity of blindly going to college because we think it will […]

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Why Don’t We Read?


It took two hundred thousand years for man to develop the written word, another five thousand years to mass-produce it, and one generation to forget it.

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How Many Dollars are Enough?


After reading an article blasting men who don’t spend lavishly on dates, James Rigdon commented…and then kept writing.

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28 Black People Who Should Inspire You — Percy Julian


Without him, the birth control pill wouldn’t exist.

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