Dad’s Hot Topic: On Matt Damon and White Privilege

In a world where controversial ‘Hot Topics’ are abuzz, Brian Gawlak finds the teachable lessons on trending issues.

Suicide Through the Cracks: the One the System Missed

This is what suicide looks like, when you would do anything to make the pain go away.

The Talk We Need To Have: On Race And Parenthood

Pete Cataldo revisits the racism he encountered as a child and how it empowers him as the parent of a biracial child.

These 10 Facts About Income Inequality Will Change How You Look At Your Money Forever

These facts about income inequality are guaranteed to boil some blood.

The Rise and Fall of US Labor Unions, and Why They Still Matter

The ranks of labor unions have been decimated over the last half century by outsourcing and anti-union campaigns. The result has been rising inequality.

Hey Pundits, Why Not Leave Washington?

Nothing much is going to happen in Washington for the next two years, so now’s a great time for pundits to investigate what’s going on in the rest of the nation.

If You’re So Smart, Why Ain’t You Rich?

It still remains true, especially for men, that we are primarily valued for what we earn.

Uppity Women & Uppity Others

Rev. Neil O’Farrell considers what happens when talented people hope to rise.

DISPOSABLE! “60 boys burned alive worth less than 60 girls kidnapped?”

Unspoken Assumptions: When Men are the Dead

What To Do If Your Student Comes At You With Scissors?

Classroom teacher Dena Simmons demonstrates the power of high expectations and love for students.

White Guy Tells Black Lady to Get to the Back of the Bus, in 2014

Welcome to racism in the USA. Don’t let the relatively infrequent “loud” examples trick you into believing racism is a thing of the past.

I Was on Fox Business Network

Ken Goldstein appeared on Stuart Varney’s business show and was surprised at the level of rage the conversation sparked.

Detroit Tigers Sign Miguel Cabrera for $292 Million. Meanwhile, Detroit.

The average teacher in Detroit would have to work 5,840 years to make what baseball player Miguel Cabrera will “earn” in 10.

The Joy of Affluenza: Privilege, Race, and the Ethan Couch Case

Michael Amity delves into privilege–a mammoth, undermentioned topic that he feels is an institutional inequity supporter.

Who Wears the Pants in the Family?

Are the men who “wear the pants in the family” really just wearing the emperor’s new clothes?

Are Blacks Falling Further Behind Under Obama?

Dr. Vibe hosts a discussion in which a group of men talk about the plight of Black America under Barack Obama