Violence is part of a continuum: violence in the home, violence in the streets, violence of incarceration, violence of one nation against another.
With escalating college costs, a Duke student goes hard core...and says she loves it. I remember the day I heard about Ashley Alexandra Dupré—the mysterious woman in sunglasses standing at the epicenter of the storm surrounding Eliot Spitzer.
Christian movie producers are safe in the knowledge that devout Christians will see just about anything that doesn't challenge their faith.
The home, which served as the inspiration for The Great Gatsby, is a classic example of the rich's class warfare.
The company behind the West Bank separation wall was awarded a $145 million contract to further militarize the border.
Whether tulips in the 1600s or bitcoin today, get rich quick schemes usually fail. When Holland’s tulip-buying mania and market bubble crashed in the 1630s, at least buyers whose finances were ruined could watch pretty flowers grow from the ashes.
It is hard to say which among Dylan Farrow’s experiences are the most heart-wrenching. As an attorney with over three decades of experience advocating for women and children whose lives have been blighted, some by domestic violence and some by childhood sexual abuse, and as the widow of Elliott Wilk, the judge in the Allen v.
"Because everything in the oval office is penis activated." Stephen Colbert hilariously lampooned Bill O'Reilly's absurd recent segment on how "there must be a downside" to having a woman as president on Wednesday night.
How innovative programs are empowering girls, one period at a time. It’s hard to change the world when you can’t leave your house.
What was called a 'war' in the New York Post was really a mild review resulting in little change. Last week, the de Blasio administration declared war on charter schools, at least according to the New York Post. Governor Cuomo rushed to the barricades, telling a rally in Albany yesterday: “We are here today to tell you that we stand with you.… You are not alone.
How crazy will Americans get over Ukraine? If too many people get sucked in by the current, distorted media coverage of events unfolding now in Ukraine, then there’s a good chance life will get very ugly for a lot of innocent people, since one of the logical end points is the use of nuclear weapons.
You'd think the director of NIH would know a thing or two about the science of cannabis. You'd be wrong.
Paul Ryan and friends won’t expand the earned income tax cut or hike the minimum wage, even if it helps the economy.
It was scary, hectic and necessary to spotlight how the Court harms democracy. (Editor’s note. On February 26, democracy reform activist Kai Newkirk interrupted the U.S.
The financial industry is a parasite on our society. “I wish someone would give me one shred of neutral evidence that financial innovation has led to economic growth — one shred of evidence.” —Paul Volker (2009) All of us suspect the obvious — that Wall Street not only is too big to fail, but also just too damn big.
A new study suggests that porn can positively impact intimacy in a marriage. Can porn really enhance married life?
'12 Years a Slave' screenwriter once wrote a screed blaming black people for their problems. When screenwriter John Ridley accepted his Oscar Sunday night for "12 Years a Slave," #BlackTwitter collectively exhaled and staccato cheers of "Yaaasss!
The bill now heads to the desk of Mayor Vincent Gray, who has previously pledged support for such legislation.
Gourmet crab legs! Organic salmon! Where does it end? After noting that the recently passed Farm Bill cut $8.6 billion in food stamps, Jon Stewart took aim at Fox News' strange obsession with poor people buying healthy food with their food stamps.
'The real job killers in America are lousy jobs at lousy wages.' House Speaker John Boehner says raising the minimum wage is “bad policy” because it will cause job losses.