Community College instructor Gint Aras responds to Tal Fortgang’s dismissal of his white privilege.
Republicans often claim that President Obama is the worst president in history but how does he really compare to the worst of the worst?
Rand Paul, Paul Ryan, and yes, Ayn Rand would rather blame poverty within our communities and low achievement in our schools on the “cultures” of those suffering from the social inequities.
In lieu of Paul Ryan’s commitment to improve life outcomes of inner city men, here are five things he would probably say to them.
Republican Congressman Paul Ryan’s attempts to blame poverty on culture show how out of touch he is with reality.
Bridgegate could end Christie’s chances for a shot at the White House, but not in the way you’d think.
North Carolina’s cuts to unemployment show that ending unemployment does not cause people to go get jobs.
Professor Warren Blumenfeld believes we aren’t challenging inequity nearly enough. Here’s his call for us to do so.
Washington is gridlocked because of very real structural reasons. More salesmanship or a new president won’t change that.
Sean Beaudoin compiles the dozen best people of the year—drawn from the avalanche of overall excellence we experienced as a culture. Also, their less impressive counterparts.
For the sake of his sons, Kozo Hattori challenges himself to find compassion for Ray Rice. ___ My first reaction to the TMZ video of Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancée was not only horror[Read More...]
How to make an informed decision before you pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.
Speaking for men who are drawn to violence, Ed Harkness writes compellingly on “why we love the vein of coal /inside us” in this recollection of a harrowing bullying episode.
“Thank you for turning Minecraft into what it has become, but there are too many of you, and I can’t be responsible for something this big.”
The difference in not about the label, but rather the absence of fear.
A major step forward for Ukraine and its eastern rebels – but the tough part is still to come.
At times, we all find ourselves soul searching. Dave Kanegis offers a “Mind Acrobatics” exercise to help us maximize the benefit of reflection.
Alex Steed explains how his love relationship with alcohol soured, and how he and booze finally—and recently—broke up.
How can we deal with life’s frustrations? Vaughan Granier shows us.
Taylor Swift topped the charts with “Shake It Off,” but Josh Rinder and his daughter shake it to a whole new level.
Jon Vaughn shares the story of the remarkable relationship between he and his daughter, despite growing up in different ways.
We must demand the police “protect and serve” and respect us. We must also, cooperate and facilitate their very difficult job and respect them.
Cameron Conaway isn’t a car guy, but when he attended Cadillac’s media drive for the 2015 ATS Coupe he felt the pull to become one.
Steven Lake Explores the Effects of Unemployment on Masculinity and Marriage. A Survival Story.
An unexpected note from a stranger convinced a family that baseball can be a magical game.
Brent Almond wonders why our society stigmatizes boys for showing affection to each other and worries that his young son is already feeling the pressure to conform.