Jon Stewart, Young Adults, and the Sanitized Classroom

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What made Jon Stewart, and moreover The Daily Show, trustworthy and compelling to young adults?

America Is A Prison State — But Not For The Reason Right-Wing Conspiracy Theorists Think


The Jade Helm controversy illustrates the racist double standard when it comes to communities of color.

Hillary Is No Favorite In 2016


Sorry Democrats, Hillary Clinton is not a shoo-in for next presidential election.

Why We Need to #StopTerrorPorn

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Why are we playing into behavior that only benefits the media and the terrorists?

Does Spanking Hurt Children? Our Writers Speak Out


It’s long been accepted as normal, even necessary, but research indicates it is ineffective and possibly damaging. What is your opinion on spanking?

Nina Pham is Ebola Free. We Can Beat Ebola, Yes We Can

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Ebola, although deadly and highly infectious, is not easily transmitted and can be successfully treated, especially if caught early.

Serena Williams to Luciana Berger, Racism not Tolerated

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From public officials making offensive comments about private citizens, to private citizens making the same about public officials, bigotry and racism will not be tolerated.

Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby — But This Time, A Little Bit Slowly


Carolyn Parks slows down the intimacy and interviews Ian Kerner, Ph.D, MFT, a sex specialist.

One Suicide every 40 Seconds: Why are we Killing Ourselves?


We kill ourselves while under the delusion that the world will be better off without us. That is completely false!

You’ve Got to Teach Your Sons Irreverence


It’s time to break the silence and let it all burn.

If You’re Happy and You Know It, Make Sure TV Doesn’t Show It?

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Michael Sam’s draft onto the St. Louis Rams and subsequent aired kiss with his partner has been discussed ad infinitum, but Anderson Cooper’s analysis is too good not to share.

When Did We Get So Smart and Experts Get So Stupid? Ask the Internet.


With the advent of the internet, is casual study carrying more weight than professionals?

When Getting “Lucky” Really Isn’t a Good Thing At All


Boys are often told that having a sexual experience with an older woman is a “badge of honor.” But many times such experiences can more accurately be described as a “traumatic experience” and even as a case of sexual abuse.

Dad 2.0 Summit: An Open Conversation for Modern Dads

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Dad 2.0 Summit is an annual conference about the changing perception and online voice of modern fatherhood. Carter Gaddis tells us all about it . . .

Dennis Rodman Wasn’t Completely Wrong

Dennis Rodman Wasn't Completely Wrong

Dennis Rodman went ballistic in a CNN interview about his exhibition in North Korea. Here’s three reasons why some of what he said made sense.

Making a Kramer Out of Melissa Harris-Perry


Why the media’s coverage of the Melissa Harris-Perry controversy wrongfully made her into a villain.