Should Teachers Bring Politics Into the Classroom?

We pretend core subjects are dogma-free; they aren’t. Here’s the right approach for teachers of all political persuasions.

Obama’s Speech on Gun Background Checks Divides but Fails to Conquer

Matt Sweetwood agrees on the middle ground approach the President took on gun control. He wishes it had been more alliance building than partisan, however.

Is Donald Trump the President Our Nation Deserves?

The media has groomed the consumer need for conflict, drama and disagreement for decades. The obvious next step is to make it president.

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

So here we go, ace! Here are some real world, multi-partisan, trans-denominational, hyper-humanistic suggestions and quick fixes that would ameliorate, alter, and save the greatest retail seasonal day ever (while possibly generating a cavalcade of new traditions and TV specials).

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.

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Matthew Rozsa explains how modern masculinity requires men to not rely on outdated gender and racial hierarchies to achieve success.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