Shoot First, Progress As A Race Later

This is America. Land of the Free. Home of the Brave. And if you want our guns, you’ll have to come and take them.

New Models To Predict Recidivism Could Provide Better Way To Deter Repeat Crime

Is there a better way to predict whether someone once released will return behind bars?

State Sanctioned Murder: The Opinion of a Good Man

Shawn Henfling explores the archaic and barbaric practice of capital punishment in the United States.

How To Run The Planet

Should A Small Handful Of Countries Run the World? Why Or Why Not?

The Last Taboo—Is It More Acceptable to Have an STD Than Depression?

Limpet Girl asks why we don’t talk about the mental health issues affecting men—those who are least likely to seek help and most likely to need it.

When Everything is Labeled Broken, Do Broken People Ensue?

I gave up hope years ago. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

While U.S. Expands Marriage Equality, Russia Hunts LGBT

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.

It’s Time for the U.S. to #Lead on Leave

The U.S. is the only developed nation without mandated paid maternity leave for women. Do we need to say more?

Do More Americans Want a More Active U.S. in World Affairs?

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?

Boycott Chiquita, Burger King and all Corporate Tax Dodgers?

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.

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

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

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

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.