Kalief Browder’s suicide exposes aspects of American culture we can’t, as decent humans, ignore.
We don’t like to think that our way of living is wrong, that our beliefs are untrue, that we participate in cruelty or injustice.
A man’s harassment of a female bartender inspired Sincere Kirabo to learn from women how men can help.
“The Ice Bucket Challenge should help make us aware of the political structures around us and the ways in which they are massively failing, but it shouldn’t be serve as an excuse not to be charitable,” writes economics PhD student Ben Labe.
The Hobby Lobby controversy is still relevant. A production company dropped this funny video recently skewering the arts and crafts chain.
In response to the execution of Iranian poet and activist Hashem Shaabani, Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus reflects on privilege, writing, and poetry’s function as a tool of social change.
Every year, stories emerge that serve as a reminder that the American system of justice means injustice for too many, with some receiving little or no punishment for egregious offenses, while others receive harsh or faulty punishment for much less. Here are some of the worst injustices of 2013:
We have become a world of skeptics, dismissing the stories of our fellow human beings with dogmatic precision. We can do better.
Tony Horton, the creator of the P90X videos is famous for saying, “Aging is for idiots!” I’m not so sure about that, but he’s a good friend of mine and I can tell you that at 57, he pulls himself around a peg board better than most 20 year olds. Another ripped friend and colleague over 50 is the Primal Blueprint author and Paleo expert Mark Sisson. He plays ultimate frisbee like any other young buck. Laird Hamilton in the water, Ned Overend on the mountain bike, Gunhild Swanson on the run, the list goes on and on. They are all over 50 if not over 70 and the outliers of the world of fitness over 50.
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Opinions can drown the best of friendships, especially when politics are involved. Don’t let that happen to you.
Dr. Steve dissects the mysteries of how to be love able. It is easier, and harder, than you think.
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When asked if after-school care should be utilized for his children, a reader turns to ‘Dear Dad’ for advice.
Quentin Lucas discusses GoTopless and women’s rights with its president Nadine Gary.
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Have you disqualified potential partners over behaviors that could actually be healthy?
Smug Trump climbs the ladder of infamy, as the right, ignoring his racist, sexist and piggish comments, push him ever closer to the greatest office in the land.
Alex Yarde discovers an easy way to make the BBQ he loves with FARM RICH SMOKEHOUSE products!
Jed Diamond can’t think of anything more important for the peace and well-being of the world than deepening the dialogue of what it means to be a good man.