This Thanksgiving, We Need to Welcome as We Were Welcomed

On the anniversary of the day we took so much from the indigenous peoples, let us remember we are all human beings. Being truly grateful to be alive means caring for one another even when it is inconvenient.

White Terrorism and #BlackLivesMatter

When the protection of the law bends and skirts the justice system, is this the goal of White terrorism?

Knock Knock. Who Is it? Freedom

It can be hard, but the best thing we can do in the face of terrorism is stand strong and continue to enjoy our life and freedoms.

How To Forgive the Unforgivable, and Why It’s Important

The truth about terrorists, and why we need to stop fueling the fear.

We Have A Moral Obligation To Help Syrian Refugees

…it was a U.S. invasion of their homeland that victimized the Syrian people in the first place by strengthening the terrorist cell they now flee.

Will Paris Affect The 2016 Election?

The recent terrorist attacks in Paris may be shocking and horrible, but they are unlikely to change what happens in next year’s presidential election.

Boys With Toys: The Civil War on Gun Control and Terrorism

To be an average gun owner, to me, is to harbor an unhealthy amount of suspicion that has much in common with the unhealthy suspicions that fuel domestic terrorists and confused youngsters stoked by Confederate historians, racist talk show hosts, televangelists. . .

Teachers on the Frontline Against Terror

What should schools do about radicalisation? From July 1, schools in the UK have a legal duty to prevent pupils being radicalised.

Terrorism in Charleston: It’s About Racism, Stupid!

Warren Blumenfeld calls out the situation in Charleston for exactly what it is.

Comment of the Day: “We don’t go to a benefit for cancer and say ‘all diseases matter’.”

This comment of the day was from os on the post “In the Spirit of John Brown: A Letter to White People After Charleston.”

Leadership In The 21st Century

The stakes are high. We need wise leadership. Will we receive weakness, tyranny, or inspiration?

Violence Against Women is Also Terrorism

Neil Hill wants to know what can be classified as ‘terror’.

Shutting Down Homeland Security Is All About The GOP

A fight inside the Republican Party is why it’s possible that the Department of Homeland Security will be shut down this weekend.

All My Terrorists Are White

Counting the days between Neo and Nazi.

Thoughts on Jewish Identity in a Post-Charlie Hebdo World

Matthew Rozsa explores the divided politics of the American Jewish community.

Events in Paris—It’s Time To Stand Up For Freedom

We must choose what world we want to live in. We must decide what we are willing to tolerate. We must have boundaries around what we hold sacred.