Should We Allow Syrian Refugees Into Our Country?

Another human rights issue has become a political battleground, but what should we really do?

Why Do I Have to Tell the Republican Party the Opportunity Immigration Reform Presents

The immigration system is broken. I’ve got an idea. Let’s fix it.

9 Ways We Can Truly Save Christmas (Once and for All)

Forget the whole Starbucks Red Cup Non-troversy. Jeremy McKeen is saving the biggest Holiday ever. —  Everyone knows that every year, the minute that the last bag of Halloween candy is marked down at your local Buy n’ Bag, the red and green go up, and with it the silly season of savings for the holiday that […]

Keynesian Economics and Neoliberalism: The Debate Rages

Don’t let the promises of neoliberalism’s “freedom” seduce you into inaction.

“Cuckservatives” and Other Disgraces to Masculinity

Matthew Rozsa explains how modern masculinity requires men to not rely on outdated gender and racial hierarchies to achieve success.

Do Americans Want To Redistribute Wealth?

Recent Gallup polling shows that taking from the rich to give to the poor is becoming more and more popular.

Republican Fear and Loathing of Iran has International Consequences

The US is just one actor in an important global non-proliferation regime that works towards preventing the spread of nuclear weapons.

Sneaky Homophobes Are Undermining Gay Rights Progress

Matthew Rozsa explains how bigotry and lack of honor go hand-in-hand.

Why ISIS And Republican Zealots Have More In Common Than You Think

Obama was right about the Crusades, but his point says a lot more about anti-Muslim violence today.

There Will Never Be A Republican Alternative To Obamacare

Republicans clearly don’t like the President’s landmark health care law, but they aren’t going to come up with anything to replace it with any time soon.

Americans Aren’t Becoming More Politically Independent

The recent Gallup poll saying more Americans identify themselves as political independent doesn’t mean much.

We Don’t Need New Blood In Congress

Structural factors, not a lack of “new blood”, is what’s driving American politics right now.

Republicans Take Senate: What Midterm Wins Mean for Obama, Congress and America

There will be big changes on Capitol Hill following the Republicans electoral wins.

From Ice Cream to Transforming Politics, Ben & Jerry’s Rock!

From delicious ice cream created and marketed in a healthy, sustainable and socially responsible way, to a creative campaign to get money out of politics, Ben & Jerry’s lead the way

Do More Americans Want a More Active U.S. in World Affairs?

With ISIS becoming a growing threat and potential global destabilizing force, should The U.S. take a leadership role, as part of a large international effort, to defeat it?