If You Don’t Think Ballet is a Sport—Think Again


Tor Constantino makes a case that ballet is not only a sport, but it might be more of a sport than other forms of competition.

Make It End Differently: The Tragedy of Amy Homan McGee

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“Telling Amy’s Story” lays out how and why law enforcement, the justice system, colleagues, friends, and family fail to stop domestic violence before it claims lives.

Brother “Never Heard of Him”

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We celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. JJ Vincent has the story a key leader you’ve probably never heard of.

Why Julie Andrews Is Better Than Ritalin


Does William Lucas Walker have ADD, or is this just fatherhood?

Network of Denial


As PBS gets set to air a Frontline documentary on concussions in the NFL, Neil Cohen examines ESPN’s curious decision to pull out of the production.

M.L. King and the Poor People’s Campaign


An excerpt from Henry Louis Gates’, “Two Nations” that shows Martin Luther King’s critique of poverty conditions in America.

Obama Caves to Farm Lobby, Youth Workers Suffer

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Think child labor in the US is a thing of the past? Think again.

The Young Turks: ‘The House I Live In’ Questions Failed War on Drugs (VIDEO)

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The Young Turks discuss the failed war on drugs, and attempt to answer some of the difficult, but important questions.

HLN: Julio Medina Giving Back to Inmates at Sing Sing (VIDEO)

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How one ex-inmate is helping others have a second chance at life.

Combating Violence on Chicago’s Streets: The Cure Violence Initiative

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Dr. Gary Slutkin asserts that the epidemic of violence should be treated as a public health issue, and so far his methods are working.

What the Heck is Getting Everyone Killed at Downton Abbey?


The shark they jumped last season at Downton Abbey? This season it ate Matthew Crawley.

No, You May Not Write About Me

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John Manchester discovers that his novel contains more truth than his memoir did, and vows to continue writing…even if that means turning the truth of his life into fiction.

Tired of Demonizing and Being Demonized by Enemies? Change the Language.

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Registered Runaway suggests we speak to the soul, not the soldier.

Is the Mitt Romney ‘Big Bird Outrage’ Justified?

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Liam Day adds some much-needed logical thinking to the debate about whether Mitt Romney wants to kill off Big Bird.

Is The Mitt Romney ‘Big Bird Outrage’ Justified?

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Liam Day adds some much-needed logical thinking to the debate about whether Mitt Romney wants to kill off Big Bird.

Some Good Men Bite


Through her relationship with her brother, Rachel Peck looks to examine and even change the definition of “good men” in the world.