In the Deep South, the latest data show that the cycle of poverty, in its many manifestations, is unchanged and holding firm.
In their warped view of society, only the individual exists -- with no social relations, shared history and culture.
U.S. political leaders' comparisons of overseas adversaries to Hitler have a long history of fueling momentum for war.
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And we’re not even mentioning the speakers at CPAC. Sure, there was plenty of tomfoolery and dickishness on display over at CPAC this week—what with Trump’s immigrants-are-coming-to-steal-jobs remark and Paul Ryan claiming poor parents don’t love their kids.
National People's Action breaks with tradition by openly confronting divisive racial topics. Growing up on the east side of St.
There’s no saving black and brown men without the labor and love of black and brown women. Who’ll lift us?
The author expresses fascination with core existential questions: What is consciousness? How can I more deeply know who I am?
Hawkish neocons refuse to acknowledge that Putin helped to peacefully address the Syrian crisis and created inroads in nuclear talks with Iran.
Some restaurants are even pairing dishes with pot strains like wine. Now that recreational sales have opened up in Colorado, cannabis is becoming the new normal.
Art has added energy to advocacy — and it reaches people at deeper emotional levels, conveying what cannot be said with mere facts.
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.