If I Were an Evil Genius

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Entertainment is a powerful tool of control. Do those who own the media own you?

A Father’s Manifesto: Raising Young Men Who Respect Women

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Leo Babauta is asking fathers of boys to teach them how to respect women.

What Meek Mill and Darrin Manning Have in Common

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Rapper Meek Mill and Darrin Manning were both stopped on Girard Avenue in Philly because they looked suspicious, which is code word for black.

Has Crime Ever Been Worse in the United States?

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You hear about the worst, the shooting sprees, the psychopaths, but how is daily crime in the U.S.A. and how are men involved?

Dictators Rule, Okay?

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Dictatorial behavior runs the gambit from personal relationship to political power.

It’s OK to Be a Child Rapist if You’re Rich?

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Rape is a zero tolerance crime of violence, especially heinous when children are the victims. So why should the rich get away without jail time?

The Science of Character: New 8 Min. Film by Tiffany Shlain #CharacterDay

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Finish this sentence: I want to be …

Dexter Finale = Crime & Punishment or Just Bad Writing?

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Tsach Gilboa explores humanity’s “dark passenger” through the lens of the Dexter series finale.

Guilty Until Proven Innocent: How The Justice System Failed Gerard Richardson

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Gerard Richardson was recently released after spending twenty years in prison for a murder he did not commit. Was this a one time mistake or just more proof that our justice system is failing?

We Remember Robin Romano

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Reid Maki of The Child Labor Coalition reflects on the recent passing of human rights legend Robin Romano.

Shift Responsibility on Stand Your Ground from Victim to Shooter

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If a law based on perceived fear can be used as an excuse to murder, shouldn’t a substance test be issued immediately to the shooter to confirm they didn’t have an altered perception of reality?

Does Your Pastor Want To Skip Church?

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Ministers are the last people you think might consider leaving church, but I’m one of them.

The Right Way To Approach Raising the Minimum Wage

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Raising the minimum wage, far from being a comprehensive solution, is at best a temporary fix to a much more fundamental problem.

Chivalry is Dead? Ha! It’s Alive and Needed Now More Than Ever.

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“The age of chivalry is never past, so long as there is a wrong left unredressed on earth.”

Ten Travesties of Justice in 2013

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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:

The Long and Righteous Road

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Mark Sherman says that our society is gradually recognizing the full humanity of all of us, even if it sometimes seems like it’s taking forever.