‘Refugees are welcome’ is a completely safe political statement for people in my uncle’s ritzy neighborhood to make, because they know it isn’t something they’ll ever have to deal with.
Lindsey Vonn seems to be hopping on the tired trend of celebrities renouncing ties to President Trump instead of focusing on creating, expressing, or performing their talents.
Steve Bannon’s cynicism is only the latest in a disturbing trend of politicos of all stripes conflating ‘support for the troops’ and military service with their own politics.
Prayers, or any form of calling out, is an emotional visceral human response, especially when we don’t know what to do.
For many, politics is a way of showing oneself to be smarter, more enlightened, more compassionate, and more attuned to injustice than others.
I can’t help but feel that these exercises in grief are turning us into the battered spouse who makes excuses for a violent partner and refuses to insist the aggressor is held accountable.
If we can find out whom to blame and avoid their mistakes, then those horrible, awful child-abduction, battery-swallowing, sudden-infant-death nightmares will never come true for us.
Actress Selena Gomez, the 24-year-old producer of Netflix’s teen suicide drama “13 Reasons Why,” responds to reports that her popular series has boosted the harmful behavior it aims to curb.
Why is it that the rules for being a good anti-racist white person are so eerily similar to the behavior of the racist ‘alt-right’?
The folks at Merriam-Webster today are too busy making the world an angrier, more divided place to be bothered with intellectual honesty.
The one-time music network doubles down on the identity politics parade of horribles that helped create the division and discontent of the current American body politic.
The main issue with open immigration arguments is that it always ignores one key facet: the culture. It matters whether the West imports immigrants who believe in, say, honor killings.
I’ll vote for anybody you put up against Donald Trump, but neither do I believe that everything he says is untrue or without merit. In fact, he’s hit on one big true idea our society has lost.
Investigations show the Obama administration doesn’t properly screen or know where to find thousands of migrant children it began accepting in 2012.
Tip to Chipotle: No one cares about locally sourced tomatoes and antibiotic-free meat if he loses two weeks of work due to eating one of your burritos.
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