You Are Being Manipulated All the Time

What does your reaction to a hat say about your ability to avoid manipulation? A woman wore a hat to work at Home Depot. That hat said…

To the White Lady Who Called the Cops on my Black Husband

Molly Pennington is a white woman married to a black man who’s often profiled and harassed. Irrational fear of black men has to stop.

Where We Live is Where You Live

If it’s true that “this land is your land,” we must not be too different from each other.

Should Schools Provide Free Breakfast in Classrooms?

Does the place of breakfast matter?

The Rights All Men are Entitled to—and the Unicorns Who are Left

This week, Joe Medler creates his own ‘Bern’ defending the greatest social constructs and the ideas behind them.

Less Than 3% of Americans Live a Healthy Lifestyle, Really!

Here are my top 10 things to get you into the 3%.

Faces of Change: On History, America, and the 20 Dollar Bill

America is set to have a new face on the $20 bill, but the fight to make it happen rests largely on the shoulders of one person.

Humanizing the Heroin Epidemic: A Photo Essay

Aaron Goodman shows his documentation of the lives of heroin users.

GOP Imploding From its Own Personal, Self Imposed Demons

“Their fault, not mine,” the Republican Party is in for a rude awakening.

I’m Ashamed of Being Irish in America

In my childhood I immersed myself in Ireland’s boldest writers. ___ It becomes painfully clear and more prevalent than ever that the culture I was born and bred to carry with pride is actually an embarrassment. It remains the only nationality that allows itself to be a source of degradation through advertising, merchandising, and an annual […]

It’s Never Been About U.S.

The United States of America is a version of The Walking Dead. We are walking around like zombies.

Comment of the Day: ‘Most ‘black’ people in America really aren’t ‘black.’

Who sets the definition for race?

History’s Take on Supreme Court Nominees

What two legal scholars learned from studying 70 years of Supreme Court confirmation hearings.

Vote or No Vote, Macedonia is Screwed

Macedonia doesn’t get to vote in the election. But they’re still greatly affected by it.

Cruz Control of U.S. Muslims

Why are politicians making a habit of treating citizens as “others?”

DSM as Political Guidebook

Trying to understand what the heck is wrong with our politicians? Understanding psychiatry may help.