The GOP’s strategy this election is to try and terrify voters into voting for them.
Immigrants in the United States are already stigmatized enough, they do not need to be linked to the issue of terrorism.
Should America lead the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria and can we live with the consequences if we don’t?
Boko Haram’s kidnapping of 276 Nigerian girls should wake us up, but why didn’t their massacre of 59 young boys back in February?
Are threats and intimidation the M.O. of gun rights activists? Chris Hicke delves into one of the more divisive topics facing our nation today.
Arsalan Iftikhar wonders what the news coverage of the LAX shooting would’ve looked like if the shooter had a non-Western name.
“Political discord in this land had always been marked by blood and pain. The stories were unending, shocking the first time, sad but predictable after that.” By Masha Hamilton
During two separate terrorist attacks over a decade apart, this gay couple was photographed in the midst of it all, serving their country and saving lives.
The months-long hunger strike is taking a devastating toll on prisoners, but an article in the New England Journal of Medicine insists that force-feeding them is assault.
When Mark Carson was gunned down last week in Greenwich Village, Jeff Nishball felt like his home was violated. But he knows he cannot let fear stop him from being himself.
Mike Sacks discusses the attack in Woolwich, London, and extremism with a panel of experts on Islam and the Quran.
Tamar Birckhead reflects on representing the shoe bomber and, now, on helping those who represent the Boston bomb suspect.
I lost my penis again last week. To be fair, it is that time of year, but it’s always disconcerting nonetheless.
A Nation of Sayrevilles indeed. Michael Kasdan digests the latest high school locker room hazing and abuse incident, this one in Doylestown, PA.
People notice sexism but not enough take action. This video encourages pro-social bystander action to address the determinants of violence against women.
Greedy eyes are gazing at the moon glossed over with the potential of high profits from the next land of conquest.
Can harm be done by not telling a girl she is pretty?
Ebola, although deadly and highly infectious, is not easily transmitted and can be successfully treated, especially if caught early.
“Martin never expected to kill anyone when he was in the war. He had decided ahead of time to leave the killing up to the Marines.” By Sharon Erby
Jenn Fang is sick and tired of Bill O’Reilly’s commitment to the Model Minority myth, and wishes Jon Stewart had challenged the FoxNews star more effectively, and with more nuance.
Poet Lex Beatty shares about his life over the last year. This might be the most profoundly raw piece you will ever read regarding a man’s personal feelings about the journey to himself and his correct gender.
Thomas Fiffer (selfishly) believes that looking out for #1 makes you a better mate.
Historian Louis Venters reexamines the life of a forgotten African-American intellectual and religious leader, and explains why the battle for racial justice is neverending.
The Canadian reserve explodes in tears and anthems—just like the Americans we used to mock.
NASCAR’s most popular driver talks about concussions, coming back, and the price of “pushing through”.
Hollywood heavyweight Paul Lazarus shifts gears and draws attention to a mind-bendingly brilliant invention that could save the lives of hundreds of millions.
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After 1000 punches, 1000 kicks, 500 knees and 500 elbows—every day— Thai Nguyen has an insight or two he’d like to share about fighting.
Jordan Gray was back and forth on whether or not he wanted to have children, so he interviewed 50 fathers to hear what they had to say.
A 12-step guide to surviving infidelity.