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Rush Judgment

In the wake of Ohio State University's new policies regarding sexual assault and harassment, Rush Limbaugh took to the airway to share his views. What people took from that particular show varies greatly on their opinion of Rush. My conservative friends heard a man taking a stand against sexual harassment. Show More Summary

News For High Schools: Digital Media Plus Teaching Equals Support For Freedom

Some experts say smart phones make young people stupid. Others say technology makes them smarter. Still others say the tool is not important -- it's how we learn to use it. A new survey of more than 10,000 high school students lends support to that last view. Show More Summary

'You Can't Have Capitalism Without Racism': On The Economist and Bruce Levenson

Last week, The Economist's controversial review of Edward Baptist's The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism sparked intense outrage due to the clear racism dripping from every word. The unnamed writer,...Show More Summary

Coerced Consent

As I think about my work this past year in Liberia and Haiti, I am reminded of these thoughts I included in a Reporter's Notebook that I wrote for Newsday after returning from having covered the famine in Somalia in 1993. It strikes me that what I wrote then is always applicable to reporting in the developing world. Show More Summary

Sex Tips From the Russian GQ Magazine

Is it possible for a story about appallingly sexist advice in a men's magazine to be good news? Can such a tale have a happy ending (no, not that kind of happy ending)? The September 2014 edition of the Russian GQ includes "The Gentleman's...Show More Summary

The Power of Finding Your Tribe on YouTube

The first-ever YouTube issue of Seventeen magazine hits stands today and celebrates the new generation of stars we love. But we obsess over YouTube stars for different reasons than we like traditional Hollywood stars. Those celebs seem so perfect -- we can only dream about living their glamorous lives. Show More Summary

Fethullah Gulen's Message Condemning ISIS Appears in 5 U.S. Dailies Today

Fethullah Gulen, a world renowned scholar, preacher and social advocate published his message of condemnation in today's New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, LA Times and Chicago Tribune. Fethullah Gulen is the Honorary President of Washington, D.C. Show More Summary

17 Slogans That Frankly Make More Sense Than the Real Ones, Pt. 6 It's that time of year once again, when women become obsessed with pumpkin spice lattes and men start downing amber ales in front of a campfire. Fall is fast approaching, and what better time than now to share a few more Honest Slogans? We could all use a little more honesty in our lives, and advertising is no exception. Show More Summary

The Exclusive Club or Else: The Branding of Feminism

Feminism by definition is the theory of the political, economic and social equality of the sexes. The advocacy of women's rights or economic and social movement is not owned by the political left and many are surprised by that. Different branding of feminism creates a conflict where factions advocate for their own definitions of social equality. Show More Summary

Much Ado About Theatrics: 'Django Unchained' Actress Gets to Follow the Rules Too

I'll be the first person in a dogfight to throw down for equal justice and constitutional rights under the law for all people. I've been an advocate and community activist supporting race relations for nearly two decades in Los Angeles. Show More Summary

ISIS and the Ku Klux Klan

As decent people from all backgrounds struggle to fathom the latest savage murder by ISIS, one of the more mind-boggling facts is the perpetrators' bizarre attempts to cloak their brutality as somehow an act of spiritual conviction. And...Show More Summary

Move Over, First Families: 'Blended' Families Are the New Game in Town

A few days ago, Honey Maid, the maker of a wide variety of well-known graham cracker products including the honey-flavored Teddy Grahams I once served my own children, unleashed the second installment in its "This is Wholesome" campaign.[1]...Show More Summary

13 Rules for Making Documentary Films

The following is the text of a speech Michael Moore gave at Toronto International Film Festival this month. 1. My number one guiding principle in making documentary films is essentially the "Fight Club" Rule. What is the first rule of...Show More Summary

Foley family honors journalist son killed by Islamic State with new non-profit

By Charles M. Sennott ROCHESTER, New Hampshire -- One month after the horrific video of American journalist James Foley's beheading at the hands of the Islamic State was released, the Foley family finds itself at the center of a global...Show More Summary

Please Step On My Grass: New Adulthood in American Culture

Friday morning, when I began reading A.O. Scott's, "The Death of Adulthood in American Culture," in the New York Times, I couldn't believe my eyes. Making sure not to trip over the appearance of the word "obtuse" twice in the span of...Show More Summary

Dr. Strangelove vs. ISIS

In the past there have been films about the absurdity of war and political madness. The Marx Brothers explored it in the brilliant Duck Soup. The Mouse that Roared looked at a country declaring war on the United States in order to get foreign aid; Dr. Show More Summary

Sports Blackout Rule on Its Death Bed

Last week, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Tom Wheeler wrote in an op-ed column, "The FCC shouldn't be complicit in preventing sports fans from watching their favorite teams on TV. It's time to sack the sports blackout rule for good." I couldn't agree more. Show More Summary

Religious Crimes and Free Speech: From Pussy Riot to Fellatio with Jesus Statuary, the Controversies Keep on Coming

Consider it a Pussy Riot-like controversy of a very different kind, with the hullabaloo this time not transpiring in Vladimir Putin's Russia, but in the Alleghenies of Pennsylvania and without any of the trappings of a protagonist making...Show More Summary

UN Climate Summit Approaches, as Evidence Against UNnatural Gas Rises

The United States has its foot hard on the natural gas pedal, as we careen towards United Nations Climate Summit Program 2014. Next week world leaders will gather at U.N headquarters in New York, and once again doggedly attempt to limit...Show More Summary

Turning Away Donations From "Bad Donors"

Whenever something happens in the nonprofit sector, we all have the opportunity to gather info, reflect and wonder what we would have done. This is actually true of all things in life, but especially on the Internet, where we are constant...Show More Summary

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