Tal Fortgang, Privilege and Unintended Ironies


Community College instructor Gint Aras responds to Tal Fortgang’s dismissal of his white privilege.

Why Angry White Men is Worth Your Time


Michael Kimmel thinks that the justifiable decline of hegemonic masculinity is driving the issues and anxieties of America’s angry white men—and he might just be right.

Rush Limbaugh and Me on a Trip to the Cemetery

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The Rev. Dr. Neil O’Farrell’s reverie on seeing and not-seeing.

Op-Ed: The Roots of Republican Incompetence


For 25 years, the American right wing has been pursuing a strategy designed to increase their political power, and it’s cost them their principles and basic competence.

I Am a Deadly Weapon


George Zimmerman’s defense claims that un-armed Trayvon Martin was just as deadly as his pistol. That’s nonsense.

Racism in Melbourne


Dr. Bill Johnson, on racism, responsibility and change.

The Soundtrack of My Republican Life

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How Edwin Lyngar became disenchanted with the right-wing political climate in which he was raised.

Melissa Harris-Perry: We Need a More Collective View of Parenting (VIDEO)

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Melissa Harris-Perry says that we need a more collectivist approach to raising children. Do you agree or disagree?

Supreme Court, Don’t Be Afraid to Act on Marriage Equality

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Sean Davis is white heterosexual male from a small town who spent 14 years in the military under Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. And here is why he is passionately pro marriage equality.

#LiberalTips2AvoidRape : Why You Have to Go See This Twitter Thread RIGHT NOW!


#LiberalTips2AvoidRape is the next Rush Limbaugh/Sandra Fluke moment. But its not just one guy. It’s thousands.

It’s Time for the GOP to Vote Some People Off Their Island


Why the Grand Old Party should take a cue from “Survivor.”

17 Excuses the GOP Might be Making for Their Loss

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Elissa Schappell offers a humorous list of post-election excuses the GOP might be making to explain their losses.

Lead a Good Life, Everyone: Trey Malone’s Suicide Note


Trey Malone took his own life two years ago today, in June 2012. His last wish was that his voice finally be heard and listened to.

President Obama Controls the Weather…

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Rush Limbaugh presents an intriguing conspiracy theory about where our weather reports come from: A Nigerian Muslim Socialist named President Barack Obama.

A History Lesson: Reagan, Ryan, Legitimate Rape, and the GOP’s Deteriorating Tea Party Endgame

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Todd Akins and Paul Ryan’s 2011 bill has two GOP Congressmen cosponsoring legislation about what is or is not “legitimate rape”.

Dear Mitt, Advice from a Voter


Mark Ellis would like to give Romney a bit of advice with his campaign.