Jessicah Lahitou looks at the role of the media and culture as a context for Ben Carson’s anti-Muslim remarks. — On Sunday, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson stated he “would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation.” In a post for Monday’s Atlantic website, Ta-Nehisi Coates summed up many people’s feelings […]
Jeremy McKeen has one chance to run for the President of the United States, and he’s going for it. — Thank the Founding Fathers and Mothers for a long American campaign season. This gives the people and media enough time to fall in love with, cover and analyze, and then forget the very people who think […]
Candidates like to think ahead, but this takes ‘measuring the drapes’ to a whole new level.
What we don’t say about race can confuse kids.
What if applying for a job was as rigorous as trying to get elected?
Feeling self-doubt is just part of being human, but understanding your psychology can help you overcome it.
Our President, as it turns out, is really f*cking funny. — I don’t know if the President’s or Galinfianaskis’s sarcasm and wit shines more brightly in this interview, but I’ve been close to tears watching. Hats off to our President for maintaining such unabashed integrity while being asked these ‘tough questions.’ And many thanks for […]
Nelson Mandela’s impact will be felt for generations. Claire Thurston shares how Mandela’s two fathers helped to influence the type of man that he would become.
A photographic history of the presidency’s silliest tradition.
Steve Jaeger remembers the day that John F. Kennedy died. Where were you?
Kyle Wiley made the most of the government shutdown by using it as a teaching tool for his two young children.
“My best friend’s father died. I went on eBay and tried to buy a new best friend, but all the best friends on eBay were too expensive.” By Mark Baumer
“Violence is an exclamation mark on a long sentence which starts during childhood and the suppression of boys’ emotions.”
These are comments by Kris Huson and Dan Bulf on the post “Dear Mr. President, Our Nation’s Boys Need Your Attention”.
“The country pays attention when there is a school shooting or a bomb, but we rarely look at these events through the lens of gender.”
This is a comment by Jed Diamond on the post “Dear Mr. President, Our Nation’s Boys Need Your Attention”.