Can Friday Night Lights Survive the NFL?

For high schoolers, football can be a proud badge of being human. So how do we keep that and yet acknowledge the toll of brain injuries in the NFL? Jessicah Lahitou explores the issues.

Grade School Gets Schooled on Obvious Gender Bias

Because boys don’t need to learn confidence and girls aren’t going to college? Yeah, right!

From Arraignment to Marital Arrangement—A Texas Youth’s Strange Day in Court

Josten Bundy, 21, must write a Biblical verse twenty-five times daily for the next two years as part of his probation. Oh yeah, and he had to get married as well.

How Texas Shut Down A Prison

Texas saved $2 billion for taxpayers by cutting prison spending while making the state safer.

#WacoThugs Exposed The Media’s Unfortunate Racist Double Standard

The Waco biker gangs aren’t just murderers — they’re ‘thugs.’ Why won’t the media call them that?

Man Made Climate Change: Yes, it Really is a Thing

So stop saying it’s not.

America Is A Prison State — But Not For The Reason Right-Wing Conspiracy Theorists Think

The Jade Helm controversy illustrates the racist double standard when it comes to communities of color.

The 3 Biggest Mistakes Women Make in the Early Stages of Divorce—and How to Avoid Them

When her husband dropped the divorce bomb, Jenny Kanevsky had to deal with the fallout. Here are three crucial truths she learned.

Ted Cruz’s Journey Into The Wilderness

The conservative firebrand from Texas isn’t going to be president anytime soon.

Sneaky Homophobes Are Undermining Gay Rights Progress

Matthew Rozsa explains how bigotry and lack of honor go hand-in-hand.

Lewis Black on Voter Suppression: “Not on my Watch Baby”

Current voter ID laws are voter suppression laws. They perverse our democracy and perpetuate failures of the existing version of our marketplace of ideas

Finally College Centers Meeting Needs of Underserved Students

Imagine this: Today is your first day at college.

Dear Rick Perry: Stop Convincing People Terrorists are Crossing the Border in Mass Numbers

Immigrants in the United States are already stigmatized enough, they do not need to be linked to the issue of terrorism.