It’s really hard to be bipartisan when one partisan side doesn’t want to.
The Republicans could take unified control of Congress in next week’s elections, but don’t expect a whole lot to change.
Having diversity in decision making bodies isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s often the smart thing to do as well.
I perceive so many issues and so much material to critique from the recent so-called Values Voters Summit in Washington, D.C. that I find it difficult where precisely to focus.
Democracy only works when most people vote and participate. Voting should be encouraged, facilitated, easy, and free from coercion and fraud.
In preparation for 2016, a rundown of the LGBT equality platform from the 2012 GOP Presidential hopefuls
The political media is periodically obsessed with third party runs for the White House, but in reality our two party system is here to stay.
The Republicans might take over both houses of Congress, but we still don’t know what they plan to do.
Republicans are boosting the idea of impeaching President Obama because they’ve given up on public policy.
The Republican failure to pass their own bill to address the border crisis shows GOP dysfunction at its worst.
Should suing the President be limited and impeachment reserved for the constitutional definition of “treason,bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors”?
The Republican agenda of massive tax cuts for the wealthy no matter what is leading to fiscal disaster in Kansas.
Healthy relationships can actually heal your heart.
Extreme weather seems here to stay—it’s getting worse and making our lives more difficult. Will we fight and defeat it, or accept it as the new normal?
Where is the home for the hearts of our nearly 1.5 million homeless young people?
Leo Babauta on consumerism — and how you really don’t need it to be happy.
Lisa Duggan says we should stop shaming our kids for their sexual urges and start acknowledging adolescent sexual desire and encouraging its healthy expression.
Yesterday was the International Transgender Day of Remembrance. If you missed it, you were likely not alone. Here is one man’s testimony why it was important and worth your attention.
You know those kids…the ones who swear in class or push other kids on the playground. Amy Murray is a teacher who wants to tell you—she knows them too.
Aaron W. Voyles looks at how even small childhood experiences influence masculinity.
For Mike Iamele, sometimes the key to getting along is remembering that everyone you’re dealing with was once a kid, too.
It took one young man sharing his story to convince the police to care about hate crimes.
Mary Poust discusses the video game, Grand Theft Auto, whose latest ‘upgrade’ allows kids to have sex with and kill prostitutes, and concludes that we should not be playing or supporting these games.
Andrew Lawes explains how depression affected him, his advice on how to love someone with the illness and how the focus of mental health support needs to change.
The former Democratic Senator from Virginia has officially announced he’s running for president, Democrats should applaud.
Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.
As technology moves at a pace we’ve never experienced before, it’s becoming much easier to understand the impulse to scorn progress.
Through the creative use of social media, Hadfield has made space exciting for a new generations of enthusiasts.
You might expect that Bruce Lee would tell us to take on adversity with sheer force, but this wisdom he learned from his mentor taught him a better way to be strong.
Men are falling behind very quickly, but it’s easy to miss the trend if we focus on long-term data and not recent students and graduates.