Songs the CIA Used to Torture People

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Brave New Films has a new playlist for us.

Nowhere but Barstow and Prison


A small, Jewish woman and a sturdy black man over six feet tall have a lot in common, “human beings must rescue themselves.”

We Cannot Teach Race Without Addressing What it Means to be ‘White’


What is the experience of white students when racial issues are being taught in classrooms? Are we missing engaging an essential part of diversity?

Women and People of Color Soon on U.S. Paper Currency?


Does putting a woman on the $20-bill represent actual change? Or does it mask systemic sexism and racism?

First Hispanic Poet Laureate: Juan Felipe Herrera


Could this signal a new direction for US literature.

If Jesus Returned to the People Again

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… only atheists would believe in him.

In-Between “Racialized” Category of European-Heritage Jews


Warren Blumenfeld explains why race is a continuum — not a simple line with “white” on one side and “people of color” on the oth

The Texting Dead: 14 Ways We Are More Borg than Human

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Is screen media steadily marching us toward the end of times?

Community Healing Starts With One Out of Work Friend


Sun Cedar is staffed by the formerly incarcerated and the homeless.

Open Carry of Guns in Nevada Schools?

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Despite being defeated twice, Nevada lawmakers are STILL trying to force Campus Carry onto schools that don’t want it

Fed Up: Why The Federal Reserve Needs Reform


It’s our economy too, and when big decisions on the economy are made, our voices need to be heard.

Call For Submissions: How Do You Keep Your Head Above Water?


We are living in rapidly changing times, unwritten social rules are constantly being challenged, structural discrimination is exposed more each day.

8 Reasons Why Men Should Worship Goddesses


No, seriously dudes. Goddess worship is the new macho.

10 Surprising Ways Legalized Marijuana Will Improve the Health of Our Community


Legalization and regulation will have many health benefits

Food Truck Serves Up Social Justice


Former Rikers Island incarcerated men are driving change with food

Life Before the Drug War


Our turn to dream