Is Engaging Iraq a Humanitarian Imperative or Military Folly?


World involvement in Iraq is critical to saving lives and preventing a destabilized region from erupting into full chaos with disastrous worldwide implications

Veterans Dying On Waiting List: What it Means


Iraq War veteran Michael Anthony discusses the latest VA crisis and what it means for veterans and the United States.

In Praise Of Slavery


Cliven Bundy isn’t the only person who thinks slavery in the United States was just fine.

Four Ways to Support and Appreciate Military Children

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GMP joins the nation in celebrating April as The Month of the Military Child

Pill-Popping Nation: Half of U.S. Adults to Be Eligible for Statins

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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.

35 Million Tons of Food Goes To Waste, But People Go Hungry

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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.

Welcome To The New Cold War


Russia’s invasion of Crimea is a new chapter in American-Russian relations, and the same old story for former Soviet republics.

The Lie of Heroes: How Kerouac Almost Killed Me


By trying to follow in his literary hero’s footsteps, Jarad Dewing learned that not all heroes are what they seem.

Syria: We Need Strong Multi-National Action to Stop the Killing


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.

So Many Sirens: Memories of 9/11 in NYC

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Recalling September 11th in New York, when my wife and I were only students.

NEW STUDY: Lack of Sleep Interfering With US Kids Learning

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A Boston College study has found that US students are the most sleep-deprived in the world.

Until There’s Blood: The Sexual Abuse of Boys in Cambodia


In Cambodia, sexually abused boys struggle to be believed.

Steubenville Will Keep Happening … Until We Change This

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We can’t address rape culture without taking a long, hard look at our war culture.

A Critical Need for A Narrative About National Peace


Anup Samanta explains how lacking a “narrative about national peace” leads to complacency.

Why Working Parents Have It Hard in America

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The United States is the only country of the world’s leading 34 economies to not offer paid parental leave

North Korea May Have Conducted Third Nuclear Test

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An “unnatural” earthquake may indicate more nuclear testing in North Korea.