A History of Violence

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Alex Gallo-Brown reflects on one man’s acts of violence, and the impact they have had on his life.

Do Age Restrictions on Video Games Need to Change?

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Tom Hunt discusses the health factors involving heavily violent video games, and asks the question: at what age (or at any age) is this kind of media appropriate?

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Aaron W. Voyles reminisces about the impact of debauchery on his freshman hall.

How Having Kids Changed My Opinion of TV Violence

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Now that he’s a father, David Ewald finds that watching on-screen violence isn’t what it used to be.

Not in My Name, Prime Minister Netanyahu

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Samuel Mahaffy insists that despite what the Prime Minister says, not all men will resort to violence.

8 Things White People Really Need to Understand About Race

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Jamie Utt compiles the essentials for white folks to know before talking about racism.

People On The Move: What To Do About All The Homeless People?

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A travel experience caused Dr. Jed Diamond to reflect on the staggering amount of refugees and displaced persons in our world today.

Winds of Change: Are You Being Rude to People With Disabilities Without Knowing It?

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Erin Kelly looks at a series of ads intended to help people learn to be more comfortable interacting with folks with disabilities, and to help nurture empathy.

Ode to Lindsay Wagner as “The Bionic Woman”

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Guillermo Filice Castro draws a surprising parallel between an iconic television character and domestic discontent.

How to Build an Empire

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A powerful poem from Jessica Server on the wages of imperialism, many of which we’re still encountering in the “post-colonial” world.

New Smartphone App May Help Victims of Violence

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A retired IT professional couldn’t forget the assault he witnessed while on a train in Sydney, Australia. So he created an app that allows those who witness crimes to also document them.

JLo Threatening Jimmy Fallon for Wearing Tight Pants Isn’t Funny

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If we want men to be less aggressive, we need to stop acting like violence against men is funny. Do you agree?

Embracing Violence to Increase Peace

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Scott Sonnon shares how to take pain and create compassion.

“Forgiveness is the Path to Healing, but is it Enough?”

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From One Dad Who Lost a Child to Another: A Message to Richard Martinez About Honor

From One Dad Who Lost a Child to Another: A Message to Richard Martinez About Honor

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Dr. Ken Druck wants the dad who lost his son in the Santa Barbara shooting to know that love and compassion are the path to healing.

Why Men Need a Movement (And Why It Isn’t “Men’s Rights”)

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Matthew Dean believes that fighting for other people is noble. And he believes that fighting for women and women’s rights is noble. But he also sees the need for men to fight for the specific issues that impact them.