Why Libertarians are Like Judgy Know-It-Alls Who Don’t Have Kids

“Where some has failed, more rarely succeeds.”—Aaron Haspel, Everything (2015)

Is America Embracing Democratic Socialism?

Setting aside our emotions, let look at what Democratic Socialism really would mean for America.

The Luxury of Two Beers at the End of the Day

Forget a new house or car and forget Paris. What if we all had the freedom to enjoy just a few extra beers?

Attention Liberals, Here’s How It’s Done

A controversial blurb in Rolling Stone shows what a post-Obama liberal agenda could look like.

Money, Disability and the Road to Independence

Erin Kelly, a writer with Cerebral Palsy, talks about the way money impacts her personal freedom.

Voices of the Government Shutdown Victims

For furloughed US employees and their families, the uphill struggle becomes more difficult by the hour.

An Open Letter to Speaker Boehner

Professor Warren Blumenfeld’s Open Letter to Speaker John Boehner.

What’s With All This Government Shutdown Talk?

A few things you need to know about the potential government shutdown.

5 Ways Gay Marriage Is Wrecking America (and Causing Global Warming)

William Lucas Walker was disappointed that attorney Charles Cooper couldn’t come up with a single adverse consequence to gay marriage. So he decided to help with a list of five.

Unmarried and Unequal

Why The Alternatives to Marriage Project fights for unmarried equality.

Back To Business

Ken Goldstein favors a pro-business compromise on the economy.

What’s a Man To Do? New Work for 2012 and Beyond

Find the new good life.

Millennials: Generational War! What Is It Good For? Absolutely Nothing!

New information suggests that young people are not buying into the old-vs.-young framing of Social Security opponents. Will their parents and grandparents follow suit?

Occupy Versus the Tea Party: Reconsidered

Sure, they’re both movements for change, Matthew Salesses writes, but the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street are fundamental opposites.

The 10 at 10

Feb. 23 roundup: Kristen Schaal on abortion funding, NASA vs. God, and everything that is wrong with America in eight charts.

10 at 10: Dec. 13

Christmas carols for atheists, ant social security, and move over, Movember, it’s Decembrow.