The terrible truth of the media: war sells, peace doesn’t.
Kurdish women more than prove their equality and metal as freedom fighters. Will they be equal in peace as well?
Ben Affleck takes Bill Maher to task about his views and characterization of Muslim people around the World.
Have you ever been caught sharing disinformation? Propaganda comes at us from every direction, even the one you support.
In the aftermath of the Rotherham Child Exploitation scandal, too much focus has been put on the ethnicity and religion of the criminals. Andrew Lawes believes fear is the real issue. He wants to help you be brave.
It’s easy to daydream about the goals of a future society, but I think the only way we can accomplish those goals is through education and discussion. Part of that education is unlearning.
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali was formidable in the ring—but even more so in the talk show guest chair.
A. X. Ahmad is detained by Homeland Security at the airport — and finally gets to really know his fiancée.
10 years after the US military realized they weren’t terrorists, these men are finally being granted their freedom.
Foreign law bans have already been enacted in Oklahoma, Kansas, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Arizona, while a related ban on the enforcement of “any religious code” has been enacted in South Dakota.
Raif Badawi was originally charged with apostasy, or abandonment of religion, which is a crime in Saudi Arabia that is punishable by the death penalty.
Warren Blumenfeld explains that many people in the US understand “Christian proselytizing as resting upon a foundation of Christian privilege in the United States.”
Zakia Uddin examines the issue of defining a “universal man” , and what it really means to “man up”.
Being an introvert need not relegate you to a life of solitude. A vibrant social life that fits your personality and honors your brain chemistry is well within reach. These are the rules Tyler Tervooren follows, and they keep this sensitive introvert healthy, happy, and well-connected with his friends and community.
Eckerd College’s student body just got a reality check in the form of a very patronizing email from its president.
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Appreciating what we have, going for what we want and enjoying the journey there, is the recipe for a happy life.
In the wake of yet another (and another, and another) police killing of a Black citizen, Aja Barber refuses to take her privileges for granted.
Thomas Fiffer reveals seven truths about life after an abusive relationship that stay mostly in the shadows.
In the middle of heartache and rage, Billy Flood found unexpected hope and enthusiasm in the form of a blond-haired fellow protester.
Brynn Tannehill speaks about some of the roots of anti-transgender violence, and steps we can take to end it.
John McElhenney just trashed his online dating profiles, so he can find his real match in the real world.
Rion Amilcar Scott details recent acts of police brutality and the wounds they leave behind.
David Shectman allows us to see a small, beautiful moment between him and his daughter, and shows us what gratitude is all about.
David Ryan Polgar, on finding the sweet spot of connection this Thanksgiving.
Jamie Utt explains how racism robs us of our ability to feel and to empathize in the face of injustice.
Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).