On a rainy Wednesday, 150 students and alumni staged a walkout at Dowling Catholic High School located in West Des Moines. The school's administration opted out of hiring substitute teacher (and ...
Harold Meyerson has a column in today's Washington Post Opinion pages: Today’s GOP is the party of Jefferson Davis, not of Lincoln
Though incendiary, it is a remark I've heard made before, but ...
Can we just put this one to rest? I'm getting seriously agitated with these "Ancient Alien" theories and TV shows and blogs that are trying to peddle the idea that humans could not possibly have ...
Earlier this week Fox News hosted Steven Emerson, an alleged terrorism expert, who claimed that the entire city of Birmingham, England was occupied by radical Muslims and was inaccessible to anyone ...
In the wake of the events in Ferguson, I think the above photograph is both interesting and very touching.
Thank you, President Obama. Once again, the majority of us who voted for you (twice), are reminded of why…
Here is Thursday night's speech from the White House: (video and transcript)
It all started with a Constitution that allowed slavery to continue unmolested in the Southern states, only limiting the importation of additional slaves after 1808. In addition to requiring the ...
While there are few U.S. citizens of any age who deny that this country was founded— allowing for and prospering by—the purchasing and enslavement of Africans via the Atlantic slave trade, ...
The Confederate States of America lost the civil war and came to an inglorious end almost 150 years ago. Yet, this image continues to be a focus of controversy in American political discourse. It ...
Originally published in Tikkun Daily
"Go f-ck yourself," Jon Stewart said in a moment of perceptible anger.
This wasn't the usual, lighthearted barb during a satirical ...