I gave up hope years ago. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
Equal rights are human rights. We all suffer if some of us are discriminated against and denied equality, and we all win if all have it.
The U.S. is the only developed nation without mandated paid maternity leave for women. Do we need to say more?
With ISIS becoming a growing threat and potential global destabilizing force, should The U.S. take a leadership role, as part of a large international effort, to defeat it?
We need a tax system that will encourage business creation, growth and global expansion while providing for fair tax U.S. revenue and investment in America and its work force.
World involvement in Iraq is critical to saving lives and preventing a destabilized region from erupting into full chaos with disastrous worldwide implications
Iraq War veteran Michael Anthony discusses the latest VA crisis and what it means for veterans and the United States.
Nearly 13m more adults in the US will be eligible for statins after new guidelines widened the criteria for use of the drugs to treat high cholesterol and prevent heart attacks and strokes; but experts question at what risk.
Michael Amity investigates how one organization is trying to help re-allocate food in the USA so that people don’t have to go hungry.
Russia’s invasion of Crimea is a new chapter in American-Russian relations, and the same old story for former Soviet republics.
By trying to follow in his literary hero’s footsteps, Jarad Dewing learned that not all heroes are what they seem.
If we are going to leave a better future for our kids and grand kids, we need to rise up as a global community and take action.
Jordan Gray says that with a little bit of intentionality, you can not only maintain your long-distance relationship, but make it grow and thrive. —– Let’s face it… long distance relationships aren’t always a walk[Read More…]
Confused by why someone might be miserable at your holiday dinner? It’s important to remember personal history when considering how we treat holidays.
Rabbi Adina Lewittes urges us to be hopeful and fiercely optimistic during a Thanksgiving season when the world seems upside down.
This blogger was trying to write deep meaning into his Thanksgiving message, when he found he knew nothing about anything. So he wrote what he did know, and as it turns out, it was the most meaningful thing of all.
I have no idea what this is like, because I only ever work at work (and anyone who suggests otherwise is a big flaming liarpants), but for those who do, now is a good time to offer some suggestions.
Erin Kelly explores the dangerous consequences of catcalling people with disabilities.
The stats tell us that we now spend 47 hours of our week working. Are you getting paid enough for that time? — When I was sixteen years old, I got my first “real” job[Read More…]
Wai Sallas reflects on what we can be thankful for.
Time and experience has helped Danny Baker understand what it takes for a person to recover from depression.
Being an introvert need not relegate you to a life of solitude. A vibrant social life that fits your personality and honors your brain chemistry is well within reach. These are the rules Tyler Tervooren follows, and they keep this sensitive introvert healthy, happy, and well-connected with his friends and community.
Eckerd College’s student body just got a reality check in the form of a very patronizing email from its president.
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Appreciating what we have, going for what we want and enjoying the journey there, is the recipe for a happy life.
Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).