Basketball player Isaiah Thomas announced his candidacy for Philadelphia City Council at large.
When it comes to passing a comprehensive immigration reform bill President Obama just doesn’t matter that much.
Sam Youngman’s piece in Politico on Washington shows many of the media pathologies that cause Americans to hate their political media and their politics.
The new legislation requires a secure border with Mexico before the other provisions of the bill, including the citizenship proposals, would go into effect.
Donald Trump is suing Bill Maher for the $5 million he claims Maher promised if he produced his birth certificate.
More bad news from the White House: You will now need 100,000 signatures to have your We The People campaign considered.
Governor Corbett believes the sanctions the N.C.A.A. handed down in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal were too harsh and missed the people they should be aiming for. He’s wrong.
Was it the drinking, the skinny-dipping or the lavish trip to Israel funded by American Israel Education Foundation that has got everyone wondering what really happens on these “fact finding trips”?
Andrew Cotto talks man-to-man with political analyst Jamal Simmons about the greatest social problems facing America, President Obama’s legacy, and what it takes to be a good man in politics.
As a black man and father, Doyin Richards urges people to think critically before discussing the unrest in Ferguson and other hot-button topics.
Finding happiness by loving life like a used car: AS IS
“Concerns about institutionalized discrimination in the United States have repeatedly been raised…” — United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein
There’s nothing quite like a good short poem to punch you in the gut. Joshua Wood’s piece does just that.
Chicago Bulls star, Derrick Rose, is back, but for how long? His comments and actions hint at bigger issues. – Chicago Bulls’ point guard Derrick Rose was on the court Monday night for the first time[Read More…]
Three social facts guarantee it won’t be long before the nation’s attention focuses on another divided community that yet again reveals the permanence of racism.
When we need a mindfulness bell to bring us back to the essentials, paring down is that bell for Leo Babauta. Here’s how.
Keith Yeung may be a relationship-virgin, but he’s had his fair share of experiences with love, and he’d like to share some of the observations he’s made and lessons he’s learned throughout the years.
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Jackie Summers looks at how we value money. And how we value life.
A brain hemorrhage led to a life-changing stroke for Ade Djajamahardja at age 42. First came the fear. And then came his new life.
Yeah, white people riot. Over pumpkins. And sports.
Hero Construction Company’s Adam Hartley investigates how we can all strive to be more heroic in our daily lives.
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!).