Why I’m Questioning the Motive of the GOP Debates

They have dismissed almost completely the issues of police and criminal justice reform and social justice.


We welcome President Obama’s statement and stand with him in opposition to reparative therapy for minors, and call on everyone, regardless of political affiliation, to stand with us and put an end, once and for all, to this practice.

The Promise of Africa and Its Importance to US

With its wealth of natural and human resources, economic engagement by us/world in Africa will bring about prosperity and help solve poverty and wars.

White House Education Official David Johns Sparks the #TeachTheBabies Movement

Marcus Bright calls for action in educational reform.

The Final Captured American Soldier Has Been Released

U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the final remaining captured American soldier, has been released (after five years in captivity) in exchange for five Guantanamo detainees.

1996: Guyhood … The Early Years (Part II)

The last full viewing of the AIDS Quilt is among the many events within the second half of 1996–your childhood.

What Americans Could Achieve if We Banded Together Like We Did to Deport Justin Bieber

Too often we assume our politicians know or care what we care about. “We the People” have spoken. Can we get a redo?

Michelle Obama Dunks With Lebron James and Eats Apples With Miami Heat

Pretty good, huh ? Michelle Obama asks Miami Heat players, while eating an apple at the White House.

The Conspiracy Theorists Among Us

Shows like Scandal and House of Cards make for interesting entertainment, but they tell us little about how politics actually works.

Explaining Reparations to the Anti-Tax Crowd

Tommy Raskin looks at two different ways to make reparations to oppressed people — either directly or indirectly. Which would you choose?

Surprise! Kid President Shows Up for a White House April Fool’s Joke (Video)

“It looks like you were expecting someone else.”

A Critical Need for A Narrative About National Peace

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