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.
Tony Hawk joins the growing list of people declaring that marriage is an equal right.
This mind-blowing video puts our place in the universe in startling perspective.
Grace, Empathy and kindness Make our Day
“When we face our emotions, we can learn what they are trying to tell us about what we need and value,” writes psychologist Sandy Peace.
Feel smug about your level of skill, but don’t consider your smugness a sign of your education.
When his pregnant wife decided that she didn’t want to take elaborate maternity photos, an expecting father decided he didn’t want to miss out on the experience. The result is HILARIOUS.
Have you ever heard yourself saying the wrong thing to the wrong person? and you knew it wasn’t cool to keep talking? but you did it anyway?
It doesn’t matter that the giggles may not have been directed at him. Tony Posnanski shares a powerful moment in his recovery from food addiction.
Male Survivor Executive Director Chris Anderson pleads with Richard Dawkins to stop diminishing the experiences of other survivors.
With a broken neck and chronic pain of her own, Alyssa Royse knows exactly why the paraplegic CrossFit superstar has stayed loyal to his workouts.
Sarah Palin’s new paid video service shows how perverse incentives are damaging Republican politics.
Men are often more consumed with what they will sacrifice if they are truly themselves, rather than what they will gain by embracing it fully.
Charles Orlando calls out the folks who say that some guys are just born cheaters who can’t help themselves.
Thomas Fiffer shares a single, simple pitfall that happy people avoid.
Bob Marrow could not talk about his son’s death for 25 years.